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

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  • Subject: [mg121426] Re: Texture in version 8, fine, but don't export...?
  • From: Yves Klett <yves.klett at googlemail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 04:37:05 -0400 (EDT)
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...some stuff works out of the box here with an EOS laser-sinter machine
(if e.g. the face normals are properly oriented). I only got into
trouble with more complex (pseudo-solid) shells.

Luc Barthelet did a presentation in Champaign last year on the very topic:

http://www.wolfram.com/events/techconf2010/presentations/LucBarthelet.zip


Regards,
Yves

Am 13.09.2011 13:24, schrieb Murray Eisenberg:
> 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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