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Old   January 27, 2002, 11:26
Default how to extract data from plot3d file
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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
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Old   January 29, 2002, 15:18
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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.

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Old   January 30, 2002, 11:27
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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!
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Old   January 30, 2002, 19:19
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Tecplot is a tool for visualizing data. For more information go to www.amtec.com

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Old   February 1, 2002, 11:22
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oh,thanks
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