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PLY (.ply) File Format

PLY file format

 

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Description

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PLY (Polygon File Format or Stanford Triangle Format) is  a file format for 3-D computer-aided design and modeling.

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This format has both text-based and binary variants.

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It represents geometric data as a collection of lines and polygons.

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The plottools[importplot] and plottools[exportplot] commands can be used for data exchange between this format and Maple 3-D plots. Both the text-based and binary variants are fully supported.

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The general-purpose commands Import and Export also support this format.

Examples

Importexample/gear.ply,base=datadir

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