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Exporting Files

After you import a mesh or cloud point file into a SolidWorks document using ScanTo3D, you can export the document as another file type that contains the mesh or cloud point data.

To export a SolidWorks document that has mesh or cloud point data:

  1. Click File > Save As.
  2. Select a file format in Save as type:
    • ScanTo3D (*.xyz)
    • ScanTo3D (*.wrl). Click Options to set export options.
    • ScanTo3D (*.stl). Click Options to set export options.
    • ScanTo3D (*.3ds)
    • ScanTo3D (*.obj)

    You must have the ScanTo3D add-in enabled to display these file types.
    For more information about Export Options, see SolidWorks Help: VRML Export Options.

  3. Browse to the desired location and click Save.


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