PLY_DISPLAY
Display a 3D Graphics PLY File


PLY_DISPLAY is a MATLAB program which reads a 3D graphics PLY file, and displays an image on the screen.

Usage:

ply_display ( 'file.ply' )
where

Licensing:

The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.

Languages:

PLY_DISPLAY is available in a MATLAB version.

Related Data and Programs:

BALL_AND_STICK_DISPLAY, a MATLAB program which demonstrates the creation of a 3D "ball and stick" image;

BEZIER_SURFACE_DISPLAY, a MATLAB program which reads two files defining a Bezier surface and displays it within MATLAB.

IVCON, a C++ program which converts graphics information between OBJ and other formats.

IVREAD, a FORTRAN90 program which converts graphics information between OBJ and other formats.

MPAS_GRID_DISPLAY, a directory of MATLAB programs which can read an MPAS NETCDF grid file and display the primary polygonal mesh or the dual triangular mesh.

PLY, a data directory which contains examples of PLY files, a format for objects defined as a collection of polygons, 3D graphics;

PLY_IO, a MATLAB library which reads or writes a 3D graphics file in PLY format, by Greg Turk;

PLY_TO_IV, a C program which converts a 3D graphics file from PLY format to Inventor (IV) format, by Greg Turk.

PLY_TO_OBJ, a C program which reads a PLY 3D graphics file and writes an equivalent OBJ graphics file, by Greg Turk.

PLY_TO_TRI_SURFACE, a MATLAB program which reads a PLY file and extracts the surface mesh data as a TRI_SURFACE dataset.

POLYGONAL_SURFACE_DISPLAY, a MATLAB program which reads two files defining a polygonal surface and displays it within MATLAB.

QUAD_SURFACE_DISPLAY, a MATLAB program which reads files defining a 3D quadrilateral mesh surface and displays it within MATLAB.

STLA_DISPLAY, a MATLAB program which reads an ASCII STL file defining a 3D object and displays it within MATLAB.

TET_MESH_DISPLAY, a MATLAB program which reads files defining a tet mesh and displays an image within MATLAB.

TRI_SURFACE_DISPLAY, a MATLAB program which reads data defining a triangular mesh of a 3D surface and displays it.

TRIANGULATION_ORDER1_DISPLAY, a MATLAB program which reads files defining a piecewise constant triangulation of data, and displays a corresponding 3D surface.

TRIANGULATION_DISPLAY_OPENGL, a C++ program which reads files defining a triangulation and displays an image using Open GL.

Source Code:

Examples and Tests:

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Last revised on 26 May 2012.