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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

U3D and matlab file exchange; Export triangulated mesh into a pdf with a 3D interactive object.
Export triangulated mesh into a pdf with a 3D object. The matlab mesh is converted to IDTF with matlab code. The IDTF file is converted to u3d with an external binary file. The u3d file can then be embedded into a pdf with pdflatex and the movie15 package. The user can then interact with the mesh (zoom, rotate etc.) from adobe reader. The package contains demo data and example of output.

The code of the IDTF to U3D converter can be obtained at :

The toolbox has been tested on mac intel, linux and windows.

To test run the script : demo_mesh2pdf.m

MATLAB release MATLAB 7 (R14)
Other requirements The windows version requires to install MeshLab :

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