importing quad and tria elements in to cinema4d

importing quad and tria elements in to cinema4d

Post by mutombo.. » Wed, 16 Apr 2003 06:23:38


I'am working in Finite Elemente (computer simulation) area. I want to
import a FE-Mesh in to cinema4d for creating a animation.
A FE-Mesh has this format:

#node definition
# node nr, x,y,z
1  1 0 0
2  0 1 0
#  a quad element
# ele nr, part nr, node1, node2,node3,node4
1 1 1 2 3 4
# a tria element
2 1 1 2 3

I want to import this mesh in to cinema4d. It would be nice to respect
the part (material) numbers of elements in cinema4d also.
Could someone provide me with the format for reading this type of data
in to cinama4d. Then I will write a perl script to tranlate it.

Thank you in advence


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