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Creating Custom Shapes from Files

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Creating Shapes from Files

Use this option to input a shape geometry using a text data file. The text file format must follow the rules below:

1)The first line contains the number of points used to define the polygon.
2)Each of the following lines contains the x and y coordinates of a polygon point separated by a comma.
3)The polyline is automatically closed so the first point is not repeated.

The following data file content describes a unit triangle:



0.0, 0,0

1.0, 0.0

0.0, 1.0