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A few questions about scaling [message #85879] Thu, 06 March 2014 14:24 UTC Go to next message
avatar ConnorA  is currently offline ConnorA
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Hi there, quite new to this all so if the answers are obvious, I apologise in advance!

I'm done with my design, have checked it's watertight with AccuTrans and am on the final stages. Just have a few questions about scaling:

1. How is the scaling measured? (i.e cm, inches, bananas)

2. Is there a program other than AccuTrans that can present the scaling in a slightly more user friendly manner?



For reference, I've modelled using Zbrush 4r6.

Thanks,
Connor
Re: A few questions about scaling [message #85880 is a reply to message #85879 ] Thu, 06 March 2014 14:31 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar MitchellJetten  is currently offline MitchellJetten
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Bananas <3

Did you know you can check your model with a free tool called Netfabb,

http://www.netfabb.com/basic.php

This program can check your STL/OBJ file, but also fix and rescale the model.

You can find more information here:

http://www.shapeways.com/tutorials/how_to_use_meshlab_and_ne tfabb

I hope this helps you out.


Kind regards,

Mitchell Jetten
Customer Service Coordinator
Shapeways
Re: A few questions about scaling [message #85881 is a reply to message #85880 ] Thu, 06 March 2014 14:38 UTC Go to previous message
avatar ConnorA  is currently offline ConnorA
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Thanks, that's exactly what I was looking for! And a pretty speedy response might I add.

Now I just have to decide what scale to actually use!

Thanks again,
Connor

 
   
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