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Forum: 3D Design
 Topic: SketchUp and 3D printing - fit for purpose?
Re: SketchUp and 3D printing - fit for purpose? [message #88383 is a reply to message #88348 ] Thu, 24 April 2014 09:39 UTC
avatar TheLongLonely  is currently offline TheLongLonely
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Hi cellophan,

Hidden geometry - I know about these evil things ;) But this was something different, or at least a process that lead to previously 'hard edges' being transformed into hidden geometry which created a glitch in the associated surfaces.

Tidying up all the co-planar errors (I now check all these points before welding surfaces) made a massive difference.

I guess as I become more familiar with the whole CAD-to-print process I'll become a little more trusting of the software, etc. ;) But for now everything has to be 'just right' for peace of mind.

Thank you so much for all your help and advice.