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Converting .obj file cm to mm [message #67114] Tue, 30 April 2013 02:46 UTC Go to next message
avatar talhaazeem  is currently offline talhaazeem
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How can I convert .obj that was created in cm into mm?
Re: Converting .obj file cm to mm [message #67120 is a reply to message #67114 ] Tue, 30 April 2013 04:23 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar stonysmith  is currently offline stonysmith
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Convert the model to an STL and then grab a copy of the free Netfabb Basic.
It has a tool to change the scale of the model.


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Re: Converting .obj file cm to mm [message #67138 is a reply to message #67120 ] Tue, 30 April 2013 13:00 UTC Go to previous message
avatar Youknowwho4eva  is currently offline Youknowwho4eva
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Netfab basic can open OBJ.
So you should be able to do as stony said with your obj. You could also scale it up by 10 in the software you created it in, then when you upload as mm it should be the correct size.


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