|June 13, 2012, 08:31||
vector image (i.e. '.ps')
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Albuquerque, NM
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Anyone have a good way of creating vector images (not images with velocity vectors, but images that are drawn with vectors, not pixels, to insure better quality when resized during publication)?
While Star-CCM+ has an option to create a scene hardcopy in a .ps format, the result is not a vector image.
I'm thinking that Tecplot (or Paraview) is probably my best option?
|June 15, 2012, 15:49||
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Techplot and paraview are no image formats, so I'm not fully convinced that it is what you're looking for.
Unfortunately I don't know any generic vector image format. But depending on what you try to achieve, you might try to export a scene in Starview+ format. You can zoom, rotate and pan a scene. You can even right-click and hide displayers and parts.
Of course, you need to install Starview+ on the machine you're using while presenting.
I'm not fully sure how it works (I've never tried it on my own, just saw it in a presentation), but it is also possible to include Starview+ scenes in PowerPoint. CD-adapco support should be able to give you a guide. This will not help you when you want to include the picture in a report, a pdf or something similar. I'm sorry I can't provide you any solution for that situation.
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|June 18, 2012, 08:50||
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I took a look, I couldnt figure out any way to get a vector image as well. Maybe try calling your support, and if they cant come up with anything I'd try those other programs.
|June 18, 2012, 10:31||
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There is no vector-graphics-format , which supports all the OpenGL features like opacity , light + contours ... , so it is not possible.
Even paraview doesn't support it.
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