[slicer-users] Slicer/VTK installation clash on Windows

Carl Hetherington lists at carlh.net
Sun Dec 9 17:51:01 EST 2001


First of all, as a new user of 3D Slicer: thank you very much.  It is
simply excellent.

I'm exploring Slicer at the same time as VTK itself, but I'm having a
slight problem with a clash between the two.

I install Slicer and everything works fine.  I then install the TCL
bindings for VTK, after which the VTK TCL examples work fine.  At the
same time, though, Slicer stops working and gives the following error on

invalid command name "vtkMrmlSlicer"
  while executing
"vtkMrmlSlicer Slicer"
  (procedure "MainBoot" line 17)
  invoked from within
"MainBoot [lindex $argv 0]"
  (file C:\Program Files\3D Slicer 1.2.2\program\Go.tcl" line 277)

This seems to be because of a clash between the Slicer and VTK TCL

Can anyone suggest a way of solving this problem?

Thanks in advance,


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