Mesh file unit conversion

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robo_ninja
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Mesh file unit conversion

Post by robo_ninja » 24 Sep 2018, 20:11

I am importing a STL file (which has units in inches) to create a new model.. The other models created previously (which will be used in the same scene) have units in meter. So should I change the units to meter while creating the STL file for the new model or selecting "1 units represents 1 inch" in the Mesh scaling dialog box fixes that??

Also do I need to make the model respondable?

coppelia
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Re: Mesh file unit conversion

Post by coppelia » 01 Oct 2018, 07:41

Hello,

You can do it either way.
Whether you need to make your model respondable will depend on its function.
Make sure to carefully read this page.

Cheers

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