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Re: sample dxf output?

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  • Subject: [mg30730] Re: sample dxf output?
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Sat, 8 Sep 2001 02:56:22 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <9n18gg$26f$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


you should have a look at MathGL3d

it can export any Mathematica 3d graphics
 - DXF
 - POVRay
 - RenderMan
 - Geomview OFF
 - 3DMF 


Patrick Robin wrote:
> Does anyone have a simple dxf output file from Mathematica I can test
> with. Something like this for example:
>  Needs["Utilities`DXF`"]
> shape = Plot3D[Sin[x+Sin[y]], {x,-3,3},{y,-3,3}]
> WriteDXF["knot.dxf", Graphics3D[shape]]
> Or a simple sphere would be even better.
> I do not own Mathematica yet but I am considering buying it  to build 3d
> solids , export them as dxf and then use them in Alias Studio for
> further modeling but before I do that, I want to make sure the process
> works.
> I would appreciate if someone could email me a dxf file or point me to
> one.
> Thanks
> Patrick

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