Post-Processing via VisIt Cinema Export Wizard¶
A Cinema Export Wizard is available in VisIt v3.0.2 to directly export a Cinema database from VisIt. This can be demonstrated with sample data that can be downloaded from the VisIt tutorial page. Start by clicking on
Open to bring up the VisIt
File open dialog box. Navigate to the correct directory, select the data you wish to visualize and click
Pseudocolor and choose an appropriate variable such as
On the control bar, click
Save To Cinema to bring up the VisIt Cinema database dialog:
In the Cinema wizard, change the database name and path as needed, select Spec D for the current Cinema specification and choose
Use screen capture to select the entire VisIt viewing window. The
Camera type can be either
static (no rotation, only time evolution of the currently rendered view) or
phi-theta for the default rotations. Modify the number of phi and theta camera locations as desired. Click
Next. On the next window, choose the number of frames (time steps) to include and click
VisIt may request permission to access a terminal window which provides verbose output on CDB export progress.
Note: for users not familiar with VisiT, we refer you to the VisIt Documentation to get started.