clipping path

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clipping path

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.
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Reportedly offering easy drag-and-drop editing of mold components, Quick-Split allows users to view a cross section of the part by simply invoking a clip plane.
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.
EnLiten imports EnSight scenario files containing geometry, color, clip planes, isosurfaces, particle traces and animation information.