gtstransform man page

transform — apply geometric transformations to the input.


transform [Options] < file.gts


This manual page documents briefly the transform command.


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

-r ANGLE, --rx=ANGLE

Rotate around x-axis (ANGLE in degrees).

-m ANGLE, --ry=ANGLE

Rotate around y-axis.

-m ANGLE, --rz=ANGLE

Rotate around z-axis.

-s FACTOR, --scale=FACTOR

Scale by FACTOR.


Scale x-axis by FACTOR.


Scale y-axis by FACTOR.


Scale z-axis by FACTOR.

-t V, --tx=V

Translate of V along x-axis.

-u V, --ty=V

Translate of V along y-axis.

-w V, --tz=V

Translate of V along z-axis.


Turn surface inside out.


Fit the resulting surface in a cube of size 1 centered at the origin.


Print statistics about the surface.


Display the help and exit.


transform was written by Stephane Popinet <>.

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


June 2, 2008 GNU Triangulated Surface utils