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Re: Texture in version 8, fine, but don't export...?


Thanks Murray,
Here are a few examples of printed and CNC created objects that were 
created (in part) with Mathematica:


http://www.zeitnews.org/applied-sciences/buildings-made-with-a-printer.html
 
http://redchalksketch.wordpress.com/2011/02/04/proving-how-technology-can-live-in-harmony-with-nature/

http://www.pddnet.com/editorial-kim-ukura-the-science-of-material-ecology-092310/



W Craig Carter
Professor of Materials Science, MIT



On Sep 13, 2011, at Tue, Sep 13, 11 ---7:19 AM, Murray Eisenberg wrote:

> So far as I can recall, there _are_ instances of folks printing 3D from
> Mathematica on those expensive machines. In fact, I have a small
> sculpture, received as a gift, that allegedly was designed and printed
> using Mathematica. But whether the printing was directly from
> Mathematica or through some intermediary export format I don't know.
>
> On 9/12/11 4:23 AM, Roger Bagula wrote:
>> On Sep 8, 2:28 am, Murray Eisenberg<mur... at math.umass.edu>  wrote:
>>> Just a quick suggestion without my trying it here...
>>>
>>> Try exporting to PostScript, view that with GhostView, say. Only then
>>> use some graphics utility to convert to the formats you require.
>>>
>>> It's been the case, in the past at least, that even direct export to pdf
>>> can lose some graphics features, but exporting first to .eps and then
>>> converting that to .pdf works.
>>>
>> Those eps and pdf are 2d graphics files:
>> the export I'm talking about is to ray trace
>> and 3d printers as in 3ds and obj files with mtl color files.
>>
>>
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