[vtkusers] Reading a .stl file

Cory Quammen cory.quammen at kitware.com
Wed Jun 24 10:05:25 EDT 2015


The file name will either need to be a file in the executing program's
current working directory, or you will need to provide a full path to
the file location.

The CMakeLists.txt file should be fine to copy without changes.


On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 10:01 AM, Anusha Balasubramoniam
<anushaba at buffalo.edu> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I am trying to read a .stl file. So to start with the code :
> http://www.vtk.org/Wiki/VTK/Examples/Cxx/IO/ReadSTL
> The portion highlighted in red has the name of the file. But apart from that
> does the file have to be in the same folder where all the code is stored? Or
> it can be any file on the computer.
> Kindly let me know. And apart from that, the CMakeList.txt can be copied
> from the link above? No changes have to be made?
> Thank you,
> Anusha
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