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18 May 2024 15:59:34 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Example of .obj import please  
From: Alain Martel
Date: 1 Oct 2021 11:13:08
Message: <61572584$1@news.povray.org>

> Howdy folks,
> Would some kind soul please post a short, simple code example for importing an
> ...obj file into 3.7.1? I'm consistently getting this error: Parse Error: No
> triangles in triangle mesh. I don't understand why as the .obj file is properly
> formed and is imported without problems by a number of 3D modeling programs. I'm
> using the "boilerplate" code example from the wiki with the parameters changed
> for my testing:

.OBJ often don't contain triangles but polys. Most are composed of a 
collection of quadrangles.
That mean that they need to be loaded as unions of bicubic patches.

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