MadMarsupial
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Problem with error message - convert from inch to mm

Wed Jan 20, 2016 2:23 am

Dear Experts,

for some unknown reason I am now getting an error message when I import a .stl file.

"Part appears to be extremely small and may be in inches format. Would you like to automatically scale to millimeter format?"

If I click 'yes' nothing seems to appear on the workspace.

Here's the thing that hurts my head:
I have changed no settings and I was able to successfully load and print this file yesterday.

Any suggestions?

Set up:
Simplify3D v2.2.2
Leapfrog CreatrHD printer
Fusion360 used to create file

CompoundCarl
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Re: Problem with error message - convert from inch to mm

Wed Jan 20, 2016 5:53 am

Can you post the STL file here? That way others can test it to see if it's a problem with the model

vahntaa
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Re: Problem with error message - convert from inch to mm

Sat May 21, 2016 6:14 am

I facing the same problem,

here is the file
https://www.dropbox.com/s/lj4e7hz2bd9ij ... e.STL?dl=0

Thank you,

CompoundCarl
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Re: Problem with error message - convert from inch to mm

Sat May 21, 2016 10:00 am

That part imports just fine for me. Although it does look like your mesh has a lot of flipped surfaces and errors, so you might want to go repair it first

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Re: Problem with error message - convert from inch to mm

Sun May 22, 2016 8:05 am

After you click yes hit center and arrange. The model doesnt always get imported to the print bed. It gets imported to the location you created it in your cad software. The model is prob off in space somewhere.

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