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pyvista/pyvista: Widgets Overhaul, BackgroundPlotter improvements, & Bug Fixes

Bane Sullivan; Alex Kaszynski; Guillaume Favelier; Henrik Åhl; Leonardo Uieda; Dieter Werthmüller; michi1510; Simon Frei; Mikolaj Magnuski; Marco Musy; Jiawei Zhuang; JasonTLin; Guillaume Jacquenot; Florian Wagner; Eric Larson; Ashley Scillitoe

This update brings some major changes to the widgets (the previous API for widgets is broken. Please see new API)

New Features
  • New Sphere and Spline widgets (see #383 and #401) with major overahul to allow support from many widgets in a single scene
  • New OBJ scene exporter (see #392)
  • New toolbar for the BackgroundPlotter for controlling the camera (see #351)
  • UniformGrid objects can now be cast to RectilinearGrid objects (see #381)
Bug Fixes
  • NaN camera position issue resolved (see #383)
  • Scalar mapping issues for uint8 arrays fixed (see #384)
  • Fix q-key for closing the BackgroundPlotter (see #388)
  • Properly grab screenshots when BackgroundPlotter closes (see #382)
  • Fix issue when trying to plot multiple sets of point labels
  • Add access to repeat option on the Texture class
  • new viewport parameter to control text location in BasePlotter.add_text (see #390)
  • Resolve some major Python 2.7 issues for backwards compatibility (see #393)
  • Ignore strange errors when automatically grabbing depth image
  • Fix issue with lines_from_points (see #394 and #399)
  • Fix issue where Plotter class couldn't accept the title argument.

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