Forums > Jitter using vertex color values

Nov 08 2013 | 4:00 am


Does anyone know whether it is possible to show the color values from a .ply file with

I have a .ply model file here:

When I open this file in MeshLab (, I see the vertex colors as expected (see screenshot), but when I open this in the help file and choose material_mode 2, I don’t see these colors. I guess that means that they don’t count as a material.

Any insights would be great :)


Nov 27 2013 | 2:16 pm does not support loading vertex color values.

however if you can load your color value data into a matrix, you can use gl.model matrixoutput with gl.mesh, and send in the color-matrix to gl.mesh.

Nov 27 2013 | 2:39 pm

Hi Rob,

I hadn’t thought of it that way, getting the color values into a matrix should be do-able ;)


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