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Scan Data Import Options

When you import a mesh or point cloud file, click Options and set the following:

  • Unit. Select the unit used. (Default is the last selected value)

    • Millimeters

    • Centimeters

    • Meters

    • Inches

    • Feet

  • Merge meshes to remove overlaps. For mesh files containing multiple meshes, automatically merges meshes and trims overlaps to produce a valid individual mesh. See also Merge Meshes PropertyManager.

  • Import data into a new part or the active part.

    • Open data into new part

    • Import data into currently active part

  • Texture files directory. For 3D Studio .3ds, .obj, and .wrl files. ScanTo3D automatically imports textures if they are clearly linked to the mesh file. Click Browse and select a location to save the files.

Textures that are not clearly linked are not imported.

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ScanTo3D Overview

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