Re: shapes

Hi Igor,

>     is it possible to create a set with, for example, the following values: 
> {1, 2, 3, 4}, and then somehow link it to a VisADGeometryArray[]
> in such a way that a different shape would be used for certain points?
> In other words:
> I need certain points to use certain shapes depending on some variable 
> (point_id). For example, if point_id = 1 it would be displayed as a
> cross, and if point_id = 2 as a triangle. point_id chages randomly.
> Could it be done by creating a RealType and mapping i to something?

This is exactly how VisAD works. map your RealType to
Display.Shape, get the ShapeControl, then pass the Set to
shapeControl.setShapeSet(), and pass an VisADGeometryArray[]
to shapeControl.setShapes().

Good luck,
Bill Hibbard, SSEC, 1225 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI  53706
hibbard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  608-263-4427  fax: 608-263-6738

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