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Fast STL import function

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Fast STL import function

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Function to import .stl geometry model files into matlab.

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This version is currently ASCII only but future revisions will support binary. This function is based off of Luigi Giaccari's STL importer but uses the textscan function to dramatically increase speed, which makes a significant difference for large files.

MATLAB release MATLAB 7.11 (R2010b)
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02 Nov 2014 Fritz

@Pierrick Bersier: I'm getting the same error.

06 Sep 2014 Pierrick Bersier

When I try to load my STL with that script, I get every time the same error. an sombody help ?

Subscript indices must either be real positive integers or logicals.

Error in import_stl_fast (line 59)
if (C{4}(end)== NaN)

05 Jan 2014 Ilkay Meseli  
28 Aug 2013 Emmanuel Farhi

Works OK for ASCII STL files. Thanks.

08 Apr 2013 Christian Kotz  
19 Apr 2012 Morteza Shahpari  
05 Apr 2011 Eric Trautmann

If any current users are interested in a binary stl import, please let me know.

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