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;When repairs have been completed you will need to re-export your model as an STL<nowiki>:</nowiki>
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:Select your model.
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:Select <code>Export as STL</code>
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As a reminder, your STL must have 0 border edges, 0 invalid  orientations, and 0 holes before exporting and should have 1 shell per continuous part, and 1 part per STL. Failure to follow these guidelines could result in a failed 3D print.
 
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Revision as of 19:37, 2 October 2017

Netfabb

Import Parts

Import an STL into NetFabb.

This is text about how to import an STL.


Automatic Part Repairs

Import an STL into NetFabb.

This is text about how to use the automatic repairs in Netfabb.


Boolean Operations

Import an STL into NetFabb.

This is text about how to use the Boolean operations to merge shells.

If the Boolean union command fails to merge down to one shell it is likely that the shells are disjointed and will print as separate parts.


Export STL

Import an STL into NetFabb.
When repairs have been completed you will need to re-export your model as an STL:
Select your model.
Right Click
Select Export as STL

As a reminder, your STL must have 0 border edges, 0 invalid orientations, and 0 holes before exporting and should have 1 shell per continuous part, and 1 part per STL. Failure to follow these guidelines could result in a failed 3D print.