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Issue with COLLADA upload (missing geometry) [message #36957] Wed, 19 October 2011 16:40 UTC Go to next message
avatar Ted  is currently offline Ted
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Hi,

I am having an issue with a model upload. My model called 'MoirePattern Chassis' is showing a triangle prism missing from its geometry. I used COLLADA format exported from Google Sketchup v8.0.4811. If I import the COLLADA model into Sketchup, it looks like the original file before export.

The first two images below are renders from Sketchup. The last image is a screenshot from the website, how Shapeways has rendered it after upload.

The model is here online: http://www.shapeways.com/model/358725/moirepattern_chassis.h tml?gid=ug

Please let me know any thoughts!

Best,

Ted

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  • Attachment: chassis-1.png
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  • Attachment: chassis-2.png
    (Size: 21.54KB, Downloaded 394 time(s))

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Re: Issue with COLLADA upload (missing geometry) [message #36958 is a reply to message #36957 ] Wed, 19 October 2011 16:51 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar Youknowwho4eva is currently online Youknowwho4eva
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It looks like you have overlapping geometry in there. seeing those two faces are overlapping, shapeways removes them. I'd extend one face a little into the other, shapeways will automatically fuse the 2 sets of geometry that way


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Re: Issue with COLLADA upload (missing geometry) SOLVED [message #36959 is a reply to message #36958 ] Wed, 19 October 2011 17:21 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar Ted  is currently offline Ted
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I removed the shared edges and the model renders correctly! Wonderful, thanks for the thought, Youknowwho4eva

Below is what the model looks like now, and how it renders on Shapeways. woohoo!

Ted

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  • Attachment: chassis-1.png
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Re: Issue with COLLADA upload (missing geometry) [message #36968 is a reply to message #36957 ] Wed, 19 October 2011 19:36 UTC Go to previous message
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Glad I could be of assistance


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