writers.matlab

The Matlab Writer supports writing Matlab .mat files.

The produced files has a single variable, PDAL, an array struct.

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Note

The Matlab writer requires the Mat-File API from MathWorks, and it must be explicitly enabled at compile time with the BUILD_PLUGIN_MATLAB=ON variable

Dynamic Plugin

This stage requires a dynamic plugin to operate

Example

[
    {
        "type":"readers.las",
        "filename":"inputfile.las"
    },
    {
        "type":"writers.matlab",
        "output_dims":"X,Y,Z,Intensity",
        "filename":"outputfile.mat"
    }
]

Options

filename
Output file name [Required]
output_dims
A comma-separated list of dimensions to include in the output file. May also be specified as an array of strings. [Default: all available dimensions]
struct
Array structure name to read [Default: “PDAL”]