#88 PLY export bad header

Release 3.0
pending
nobody
Assimp lib (91)
5
2013-09-28
2012-08-10
Steve
No

Both MeshLab and Blender require that I modify the header of a ply file written by ASSIMP in two places.

1) replace the following line
Created by Open Asset Import Library - http://assimp.sf.net (v3.0.1270)
comment Created by Open Asset Import Library - http://assimp.sf.net (v3.0.1270)

2) replace keyword vertex_indices with vertex_index. e.g.
property list uint uint vertex_indices
property list uint uint vertex_index

I can see that these problems persist in the current head.
http://assimp.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/assimp/trunk/code/PlyExporter.cpp?content-type=text%2Fplain

Documentation for PLY format here
http://local.wasp.uwa.edu.au/~pbourke/Dataformats/ply/

Great library and I'm really pleased to see the export functionality.
Many thanks.

Discussion

  • Steve
    Steve
    2012-08-13

    For vertex colouring, uchar red/green/blue instead of float r/g/b also seems to be more widely accepted.

     
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  • Kim Kulling
    Kim Kulling
    2013-09-28

    • status: open --> pending
    • Group: --> Release 3.0