[slicer-users] Re: [slicer-devel] Saving Viewpoint?

Delphine Nain delfin at ai.mit.edu
Tue Feb 26 11:11:45 EST 2002


ps. if you have an older version of slicer, the "Save
View" button might be called "Record Movie" instead. 



On Tue, 26 Feb 2002, Delphine Nain wrote:

> I don't know if this is useful, but here is a feature I added in slicer
> last semester:
> 
> I added the functionality to save the whole slicer view (3D view + 3
> slices) as a picture (in TIFF or BMP).
> You can save one picture or a series of frame everytime you render.
> 
> It's in the View module, bottom frame.
> Just press the "Save View" button , select the "with slice
> windows" option if you want the 3 slice windows in your picture (note that
> this option doesn't work with the ppm format) and then left click in the
> View to render. This will save the current view of the slicer in the
> directory you specified.
> 
> If you want to save another view, unselect the Save View button, find
> the appropriate view in slicer and start the whole process again.
> 
> Alternatively, you can just press the Save View button and then start
> interacting with the viewer. This will save a movie (series of frame) of
> what is happening on the screen. This is especially useful if you have a
> fly-through path defined in the endoscopic module and you want to save a
> movie of the fly-through (just press the Save View button and start the
> fly-through). 
> 
> Delphine
> 
> 
> On Tue, 26 Feb 2002, Steven Haker wrote:
> 
> > I would like to second Samson's opinion about the importance of this
> > feature.  Saving multiple views would be even better.
> > 
> > An immediate solution might be to set the views using Delphine's
> > endoscopic module.
> > 
> > -Steve
> > 
> > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > I remember that it used to be possible to save the "ViewPoint"
> > > by clicking on "Save Scene with Options".
> > > 
> > > I tried just that in the slicer, and was devastated to learn that when I
> > > re-read in the scene, I didn't get the same view of my data.  I found
> > > myself looking at the data along the AP axis, rather than at some arbitrary
> > > angle.
> > > 
> > > Do I remember incorrectly? Is there a different method to do this?
> > > 
> > > Or, is this a bug?
> > > 
> > > -- Samson
> > > 
> > > P.S. As I want to be able to re-produce pictures, I really, really want
> > > this feature. Any help, temporary hacks included, would be greatly
> > > appreciated.
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