Core API

The Visualization Toolkit (VTK), developed by Kitware, has many mesh data types that PyVista wraps. This chapter is intended to describe these different mesh types and how we wrap and implement each of those mesh types in VTK. This chapter also highlights how all PyVista types have direct access to common VTK filters (see Filters).

All PyVista meshes inherit from the DataSet type (see Data Sets). PyVista has the following mesh types: