This command reads data or a mesh into the active Mesh Object.


AVS, LaGriT, and GMV formats are supported.  The other formats may be used, but no guarantees are made about their capabilities. goCad format is supported only for reading TSURF files.

read/ avs

read/ lagrit

read/ gmv

read/ gocad

read/ iges_grid

read/ ngp

read/ vrml

read/ datex

read/ sheetij

read/ gmvfreeformat

read/ zone or zonn or zone_element

Note: To read tabular data (spreadsheet style x,y,z nodes or attributes) see: cmo/readatt/…


read / avs / myfile / mesh_object_name
read / mesh.gmv / mesh_object_name

Short form syntax does not require file type as the second token. This is supported for the suffixes avs, inp, gmv, lg, and lagrit.

See links to various formats for more detailed explanations and examples.