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A silhouette of an area that serves as a mask. Only that portion within the clipping path (mask) appears when placed into another application or combined with another image. The area outside the clipping path becomes transparent.
In addition to standard post-processing capabilities such as clip planes, isosurfaces and vector plots, EnSight Lite includes high-end features such as multiple viewports; the ability to activate parts and variables on an as-needed basis; a command language able to run scripts, macros and batch operations; an interactive variable calculator; and streamtrace animations.