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  • #16895

    Mike
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    My controller (with touch probe) produces an STL file with units in mm. BobCAD interprets these units as inches. Is there a way to have BobCAD interpret these units correctly? I tried setting the default units to mm but that just multiplied the STL units by 25.4, inches into mm. I’m stumped.

    #16896

    Sean
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    BobCAD should import the file fine. If you are having an issue with it importing the model with correct dimensions, then what you should do is after importing the model. use the Translate/Scale function and scale the model to correct size. The advantage with how it is working now is that you know the defined scale factor that will need to be used.

    #16899

    Mike
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    Thanks Sean. I’ll try that.

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