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