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yangqing January 27, 2002 11:26

how to extract data from plot3d file
 
when i get a plot3d file. (NASA cfd fire type .q) i can view it in 3d view but i want extract data from it to write a spreadsheet file. then i can draw curves with matlab. how can i do that. or what other ways to draw curves for reporting. can you give me some advice thanks

Anup January 29, 2002 15:18

Re: how to extract data from plot3d file
 
Hi,

You can view the .q file in tecplot and the let tecplot write the output to an ascii file which you can copy onto a spreadsheet. I haven't done this, but I have a feeling that it is possible.

Anup.

yangqing January 30, 2002 11:27

Re: how to extract data from plot3d file
 
what is the tecplot? how can i get it? i have tried to view the .q file in workpad, but i didn't work! thanks!

Anup January 30, 2002 19:19

Re: how to extract data from plot3d file
 
Tecplot is a tool for visualizing data. For more information go to www.amtec.com

Anup.

yangqing February 1, 2002 11:22

Re: how to extract data from plot3d file
 
oh,thanks


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