[Paraview] Showing XDMF multiblock grid names on Extract

Utkarsh Ayachit utkarsh.ayachit at kitware.com
Sun Jul 19 09:32:29 EDT 2009

Not currently. The vtkXDMFReader does not pass the names from the xmf
file over to the multiblock dataset it produces which is needed for
ParaView to use those names. Please feel free to add a bug report to
the tracker. This shouldn't be too involved an issue to address.


On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 1:16 PM, Eric E. Monson<emonson at cs.duke.edu> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm creating an XDMF "temporal collection of spatial collections" to group
> my time series data and view it in ParaView. It works great, except that
> when I do an "Extract Block" I have to choose from a list of generic names
> like this:
> Root
>    Block 0
>        DataSet 0
>        DataSet 1
>        DataSet 2
>        DataSet 3
> so I (or my users) have to remember which block is which.
> In the XMF file each DataSet has a Grid Name. Is there any way to have
> ParaView show these grid names rather than the generic default names? (They
> don't show up in the Information tab, for reference, either -- I have to
> look back at the XMF file...)
> Thanks,
> -Eric
> ------------------------------------------------------
> Eric E Monson
> Duke Visualization Technology Group
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