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How to apply color to a model? [message #69862] Fri, 14 June 2013 22:30 UTC Go to next message
avatar auribe  is currently offline auribe
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I have a 3D model of a design made in Solidworks 2011 and its good to go. I want to apply different colors to it, but I just dont know how to do it. Any insites on how to do this before sending it to print? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you

Re: How to apply color to a model? [message #69904 is a reply to message #69862 ] Sat, 15 June 2013 19:47 UTC Go to previous message
avatar mkroeker  is currently offline mkroeker
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Export from SolidWorks to VRML2 format if you want to keep object colors that were applied in SolidWorks.
If you need more complex coloring (image textures mapped to your object), you will probably have to add it
using some other program such as Blender. Colors should be visible in the static preview on Shapeways if
the upload worked correctly.

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