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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:

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>  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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