Welcome to ParaView Documentation !

This guide is split into three volumes:

  • User’s Guide’s Section 1 to Section 8 cover various aspects of data analysis and visualization with ParaView.

  • Reference Manual’s Section 1 to Section 12 provide details on various components in the UI and the scripting API.

  • Tutorials are split into Self-directed Tutorial and Classroom Tutorials:

    • Self-directed Tutorial’s Section 1 to Section 5 provide an introduction to the ParaView software and its history, and exercises on how to use ParaView that cover basic usage, batch python scripting and visualizing large models.

    • Classroom Tutorials’s Section 1 to Section 18 provide beginning, advanced, python and batch, and targeted tutorial lessons on how to use ParaView that are presented as a 3-hour class internally within Sandia National Laboratories.