gtshapprox man page

happrox — returns a simplified triangulation of a set of points using algorithm III of Garland and Heckbert (1995).

Synopsis

happrox [Options] < [input.pgm|input] > output.gts

Description

This manual page documents briefly the happrox command.

Options

This program follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

-n N--number=N

Stop the refinement process if the number of vertices is larger than N.

-c C--cost=C

Stop the refinement process if the cost of insertion of a vertex is smaller than C.

-f--flat

Input is a flat file with three x,y,z columns (default is PGM file).

-r Z--relative=Z

Use relative height cost for all heights larger than Z.

-k--keep

Keep enclosing triangle.

-C--closed

Close the surface.

-l--log

Log evolution of cost.

-v--verbose

Display surface statistics.

-h--help

Display the help and exit.

Author

happrox was written by Stephane Popinet <popinet@users.sourceforge.net>.

This manual page was written by Ruben Molina <rmolina@udea.edu.co>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

Info

June 2, 2008 GNU Triangulated Surface utils