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exportplot

  

export from a plot to a geometric data file

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Options

Description

Examples

Compatibility

Calling Sequence

exportplot(fname, p, opts)

Parameters

fname

-

path of the file

p

-

a PLOT or PLOT3D structure

opts

-

(optional) the format option as described below

Options

• 

format = string

  

Specifies the output format. It must correspond to one of the listed supported formats. If unspecified, then the format is inferred from the file extension of fname.

Description

• 

The exportplot command retrieves geometric data from a plot structure and exports it to a file in the specified data format.

• 

The command returns a number showing the count of bytes written to disk during the export.

• 

The exportplot command supports all 3-D plot structures with the exception of ISOSURFACE.

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It is also possible to export plot data to a file in an external graphics format using the graphical export tools in the context-sensitive menu.

Supported Export Formats

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Formats supported by exportplot include the following:

  

Raster Graphics formats: GIF, JPEG, TIFF

  

Vector Graphics formats: BYU, DXF, COLLADA, JVX, OBJ, OFF, PLY, POV, STL, VTK, WMF

Examples

withplottools:

stlFileTools:-JoinPathFileTools:-TemporaryDirectory,seashell.stl

stl/tmp/mpldoc4/seashell.stl

(1)

pplot3d1.2xsiny,x=1..2π,y=0..π,coords=spherical:

exportplotstl,p

230484

(2)

importplotstl

Compatibility

• 

The plottools[exportplot] command was introduced in Maple 18.

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For more information on Maple 18 changes, see Updates in Maple 18.

See Also

Export

Formats

plot/importplot