STL files are not visible

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ggeh
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STL files are not visible

Post by ggeh » Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:58 pm

In bobcad when I save a 3d model as an stl file and then try to open that file its not visible I think its there but can not see it. any thoughts on this?

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Re: STL files are not visible

Post by shineworld » Fri Jun 19, 2020 4:06 pm

I'm used to export 3D models with BobCAD v31 and at now with v32 as STL wihtout issues.
Take care: only 3D objects are exported so no wireframe as arc/lines/etc.

STL contains vertex (in multiple of 3) that define surfaces (using triangles).
Only objects with vertex and so surfaces can be exported.

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