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Export figure to 3D interactive PDF

  • [strmodelshading, strface...
  • check_file_extension(fnam...
    See also CLEAR_FILE_EXTENSION, ISFILEXTENSION.
  • clear_file_extension(fnam...
    See also CHECK_FILE_EXTENSION, ISFILEXTENSION.
  • create_marker_lines(h, ty...
  • cut_line_to_pieces(x, npe...
  • doc_examples
  • draw_crystal_lattice
  • examples
  • fig2idtf(filename,...
    FIG2IDTF Save figure in IDTF format.
  • fig2latex(ax, fname, medi...
    FIG2LATEX Convert axes to U3D file, generating LaTeX code including it.
  • fig2pdf3d(ax, filename, m...
    FIG2PDF3D Convert axes to PDF with embedded interactive 3D image.
  • fig2u3d(ax, fname, imgtyp...
    FIG2U3D Convert figure to U3D file.
  • get_line_xyz(h)
  • get_quiver_data
  • heart3d
  • idtf2u3d(idtffile, u3dfile)
    IDTF2U3D Convert IDTF to U3D file.
  • idtf_model_nodes(n_meshes...
  • isfilextension(fname, ext...
    See also CHECK_FILE_EXTENSION, CLEAR_FILE_EXTENSION.
  • latex2pdf3d(fname, latex_...
    LATEX2PDF3D Compile LaTeX code to PDF.
  • line_pieces(vertices_all,...
    % See also u3d_pre_line, u3d_pre_contourgroup.
  • mesh_normals(points,faces)
    MESH_NORMALS compute mesh normals
  • populate_line_resource_st...
    % See also FACE_VERTEX_DATA_EQUALS_NPOINTS, VERBATIM.
  • populate_mesh_resource_st...
    % See also FACE_VERTEX_DATA_EQUALS_NPOINTS, MESH_NORMALS, VERBATIM.
  • populate_point_resource_s...
  • shaders_materials_modifie...
    File: shaders_materials_modifiers.m
  • single_mesh_resource_str(...
    % See also u3d_pre_patch.
  • test_hexagram_shape
  • u3d_in_latex(fname, media...
    U3D_IN_LATEX LaTeX code which includes a U3D file.
  • u3d_pre_contourgroup(ax)
    U3D_PRE_CONTOURGROUP Preprocess contour output to u3d.
  • u3d_pre_line(ax)
    U3D_PRE_LINE Preprocess line output to u3d.
  • u3d_pre_patch(ax)
    U3D_PRE_PATCH Preprocess surface output to u3d.
  • u3d_pre_quivergroup(ax)
    U3D_PRE_QUIVERGROUP Preprocess quiver output to u3d.
  • u3d_pre_surface(ax)
    U3D_PRE_SURFACE Preprocess surface output to u3d.
  • verbatim
    VERBATIM Get the text that appears in the next comment block.
  • view2vws(ax, filename, pa...
    VIE2VWS Saves current view in a views file for LaTeX media9 package.
  • test_fig2u3d_contour_surf.m
    function [] = test_fig2u3d_contour_surf
  • test_spiral.m
    function [] = test_fig2u3d_spiral
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Export figure to 3D interactive PDF

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27 Jul 2012 (Updated )

Export figure as U3D file or directly to 3D interactive graphics within PDF.

latex2pdf3d(fname, latex_compiler)
function [] = latex2pdf3d(fname, latex_compiler)
%LATEX2PDF3D    Compile LaTeX code to PDF.
%
% usage
%   LATEX2PDF3D
%   LATEX2PDF3D(fname, latex_compiler)
%
% optional input
%   fname = file name string
%   latex_compiler = 'pdflatex' | 'xelatex'
%
% output
%   If compilation succeeds, then a PDF file is produced.
%
% dependency
%   pdflatex or xelatex should be available in the system path
%
% See also FIG2PDF3D, FIG2LATEX, U3D_IN_LATEX.
%
% File:      latex2pdf3d.m
% Author:    Ioannis Filippidis, jfilippidis@gmail.com
% Date:      2012.06.21
% Language:  MATLAB R2012a
% Purpose:   compile LaTeX file to a PDF
%
% acknowledgment
%   Based on demo_mesh2pdf by Alexandre Gramfort.
%   This can be found on the MATLAb Central File Exchange:
%       http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/25383-matlab-mesh-to-pdf-with-3d-interactive-object
%   and is covered by the BSD License.

% depends
%   {pdflatex | xelatex}, {media9 | movie15}

%% input
if nargin < 1
    fname = 'matfig';
end

if nargin < 2
    latex_compiler = 'xelatex';
end

%% Use pdflatex to generate the pdf
switch latex_compiler
    case 'pdflatex'
        cmd = ['pdflatex --interaction=nonstopmode ', fname, '.tex'];
    case 'xelatex'
        cmd = ['xelatex --interaction=nonstopmode ', fname, '.tex'];
    otherwise
        error('latex:compiler', 'Unknown LaTeX compiler.')
end 

status = system(cmd);
if status ~= 0
    error('latex:compile', 'LaTeX compilation failed.')
end

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