triangulation_svg, a MATLAB code which creates an SVG image of a triangulation, which can be displayed by an web browser.

TRIANGULATION_SVG reads one file listing the nodes, and a second file consisting of groups of 3, 4 or 6 nodes that make up elements.


triangulation_svg ( 'prefix')
where 'prefix' is the common prefix for the node and element files, and will also be used to name the output file:


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


triangulation_svg is available in a C version and a C++ version and a FORTRAN90 version and a MATLAB version.

Related Data and Programs:

triangle_svg, a MATLAB code which uses scalable vector graphics (svg) to plot a triangle and any number of points, to illustrate quadrature rules and sampling techniques.

triangulation_display, a MATLAB code which displays the nodes and elements of a triangulation on the MATLAB graphics screen;



  1. W3C, Scalable Vector Graphics 1.1 (Second Edition), 16 August 2011,

Source Code:

Last revised on 11 April 2019.