[SciPy-user] A simple 3d OpenGL viewer and color map for matrices

europa100 at comcast.net europa100 at comcast.net
Wed Aug 24 19:02:29 CDT 2005


Ok, I get it.  There is Maya and there is MayaVi.  I got the MayaVi.  What relationship is there between these two programs or whatever.  I kind of got lost.  Gee, I've been out of this for too long.

Rob.


> I remember when  Maya was just a simple child.  I searched on Google and got a 
> giant sensory  overload from the hits.  So now I am registered with the Alias 
> community, so I am totally overloaded with this stuff.   
> 
> What the hell do I have to do to get some vis program for windoze?  I have two 
> laptops: an ultraexpensive Dell with OpenBSD on it (hail Theo!) which is at home 
> and this HP  zd8000 which is like a heater for my hotel room, with Windoze 
> XP-Pro on it, Python, SciPy, Numeric, etc etc oh, and lots of FDTD programs that 
> run on Numeric and then dump out the 3d matrix, per my web site:  
> 
>  http://home.comcast.net/~europa100/
> 
> I will do the "RTFM" approach but advice is always appreciated here
> 
> Rob.
> 
> 
> 
> > mayavi is actively maintained.  I have used it with some success.  There 
> > was a bit of a learning curve for me to get the data in the right format 
> > and figure out how to display it.  I think there is a lot of 
> > functionality, but that can make it harder to learn how to do simple things.
> > 
> > Ryan
> > 
> > Alan G Isaac wrote:
> > > On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, europa100 at comcast.net apparently wrote: 
> > > 
> > >>I would like to replace Animabob with a scipy based viewer. 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Heard talk of
> > > ftp://ftp.ffi.no/spub/stsk/viz/index.html
> > > http://mayavi.sourceforge.net/
> > > 
> > > fwiw,
> > > Alan Isaac
> > > 
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