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krpano Depth File Format Version 1.20
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The depth file format is a simple text file format to store 3D triangle-based geometry. It is designed for fast and easy parsing with only very few parsing code required.

Format:
DEPTH VERTEXCOUNT X Y Z X Y Z ... INDEXCOUNT A B C A B C ...
  • The whole file is build out of several by whitespace-character separated values.
  • DEPTH - this is the file header.
  • VERTEXCOUNT - the count of following X,Y,Z vertex points (one XYZ is one count).
  • X Y Z - one 3D vertex coordinate.
  • INDEXCOUNT - the count of following A,B,C vertex indices (one ABC triangle is one count).
  • A B C - the 3 vertex points indices for one triangle.

Here Javascript code to parse the depth file format (without validation):
function parse_depth_file (depth_file_content)
{
  // split by whitespaces
  var parsed = depth_file_content.split(/[ \r\n\t]+/);
  
  // check the file header
  if (parsed[0] != "DEPTH")
    return null;
  
  // vertex count * x,y,z
  var vcnt = 3 * parsed[1];
  
  // get the data and automatically convert it
  var vx = new Float32Array( parsed.slice(2, 2 + vcnt) );
  var ix = new Uint16Array( parsed.slice(2 + vcnt + 1) );
    
  // done with parsing
  return {vx:vx, ix:ix};
}


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