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X3D Example Archives: X3D for Web Authors, Chapter 13 Geometry Triangles Quadrilaterals

[1] IndexedQuadSet.x3d IndexedQuadSet example
Chapter Viewpoint Slideshow

Triangles and quadrilaterals are fundamental geometry representations that are typically created by authoring tools to build complex polygonal meshes and shapes.

Low-level high-performance nodes for geometry definition and fast rendering include TriangleSet, TriangleFanSet, TriangleStripSet, IndexedTriangleSet, IndexedTriangleFanSet, IndexedTriangleStripSet, QuadSet and IndexedQuadSet. Special definition rules apply to each node in order to best match underlying graphics hardware requirements. Each is placed individually inside a Shape node.

The supporting Chapter 13 slideset and course videos (NPS, YouTube) for X3D for Web Authors are available online via X3dGraphics.com.

Also available: X3D Scene Authoring Hints: Meshes.

Nonplanar Polygons
12 X3D Scenes                 26 Viewpoint Snapshots

IndexedQuadSet
Indexed Quad Set.x3d    
[1] IndexedQuadSet.x3d IndexedQuadSet example
[2] IndexedQuadSet.x3d (default X3D view from 0 0 10)

IndexedTriangleFanSet
Indexed Triangle Fan Set.x3d    
[3] IndexedTriangleFanSet.x3d Book View
[4] IndexedTriangleFanSet.x3d (default X3D view from 0 0 10)

IndexedTriangleSet
Indexed Triangle Set.x3d    
[5] IndexedTriangleSet.x3d Book View
[6] IndexedTriangleSet.x3d (default X3D view from 0 0 10)

IndexedTriangleStripSet
Indexed Triangle Strip Set.x3d    
[7] IndexedTriangleStripSet.x3d IndexedTriangleStripSet view
[8] IndexedTriangleStripSet.x3d (default X3D view from 0 0 10)

MorphingTriangleSet
Morphing Triangle Set.x3d    
[9] MorphingTriangleSet.x3d Book View - Cube
[10] MorphingTriangleSet.x3d Book View - Pyramid
[11] MorphingTriangleSet.x3d (default X3D view from 0 0 10)

NonplanarPolygons
Nonplanar Polygons.x3d    
[12] NonplanarPolygons.x3d Initial
[13] NonplanarPolygons.x3d Book View
[14] NonplanarPolygons.x3d (default X3D view from 0 0 10)

Normal
Normal.x3d    
[15] Normal.x3d Book View
[16] Normal.x3d (default X3D view from 0 0 10)

QuadSet
Quad Set.x3d    
[17] QuadSet.x3d QuadSet
[18] QuadSet.x3d (default X3D view from 0 0 10)

SummaryIndexedTriangleSets
Summary Indexed Triangle Sets.x3d    
[19] SummaryIndexedTriangleSets.x3d Book View
[20] SummaryIndexedTriangleSets.x3d (default X3D view from 0 0 10)

TriangleFanSet
Triangle Fan Set.x3d    
[21] TriangleFanSet.x3d Book View
[22] TriangleFanSet.x3d (default X3D view from 0 0 10)

TriangleSet
Triangle Set.x3d    
[23] TriangleSet.x3d Book View 1
[24] TriangleSet.x3d Book View 2
[25] TriangleSet.x3d (default X3D view from 0 0 10)

TriangleStripSet
Triangle Strip Set.x3d    
[26] TriangleStripSet.x3d Initial
[27] TriangleStripSet.x3d Book View
[28] TriangleStripSet.x3d (default X3D view from 0 0 10)
 

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