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ivorhession
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Hey all,

 

I am playing about with some 3d printing, and have been exporting (saving my project) as STL and OBJ files.  Its all generally working fine, however I was wondering if there is a way to export the files with their colour and texture rather than them just coming out just in white?

 

Thanks for the help in advance... 

 

Ivor

Ivor Hession
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stefan
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Colors in OBJ are typically contained in a accompanying MTL file.

 

STL are typically just groups of triangles. No color information would be embedded, unless people use some (non-standard) extensions: 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STL_(file_format)#Color_in_binary_STL

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stefan
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Colors in OBJ are typically contained in a accompanying MTL file.

 

STL are typically just groups of triangles. No color information would be embedded, unless people use some (non-standard) extensions: 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STL_(file_format)#Color_in_binary_STL

--- stefan boeykens --- bim-expert-architect-engineer-musician ---
Archicad27/Revit2023/Rhino8/Unity/Solibri/Zoom
MBP2023:14"M2MAX/Sonoma+Win11
Archicad-user since 1998
my Archicad Book