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Scaling Problem [message #47580] Fri, 27 April 2012 14:49 UTC Go to next message
avatar howieha  is currently offline howieha
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Can anyone help me figure out why the dimensions in an Inventor File which is exported to an .stl file and uploaded on this site are changed during the process. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.

Re: Scaling Problem [message #47583 is a reply to message #47580 ] Fri, 27 April 2012 16:52 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar stonysmith  is currently offline stonysmith
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When you upload the STL you have to select the units Meter/Inch/Millimeter.

Are you picking the right unit during upload?

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Re: Scaling Problem [message #47592 is a reply to message #47583 ] Fri, 27 April 2012 19:18 UTC Go to previous message
avatar NormL  is currently offline NormL
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I use Inventor and have no issues. You can change the unit of export under options after you choose stl and that may be different in some of your base files. Just a thought.

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