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o0ORiggsO0o
11-19-2008, 06:58 PM
I've Hit a stump, big one , new to xsi and I need to export a model to dxf format.

I've found dotxsi, obj, etc.. But Does xsi have that ability?

Noob here so please if ya can spare the info

:)



and again stump

rtd
11-19-2008, 10:10 PM
If you can, try exporting via iges, then export a dxf file (I use Rhino). Rhino will also handle dxf's but I've only brought dxf's into Rhino.

o0ORiggsO0o
11-20-2008, 03:54 PM
soooooo what ya saying is that "NO" xsi will not export dxf's?

I'm looking to export JUST DXF's, not another file type. and one expensive pice O' software is enough. The dxf isn't worth that much. :)

thanks thought

3dtutorial
11-20-2008, 04:02 PM
soooooo what ya saying is that "NO" xsi will not export dxf's?

I'm looking to export JUST DXF's, not another file type. and one expensive pice O' software is enough. The dxf isn't worth that much. :)

thanks thought


You don't need to purchase rhino you can use the demo version to export for free :-)

And yes, XSI does NOT export DXF files at the current time -- sorry.

Regards,

Joe

Bullit
11-20-2008, 04:17 PM
You can export as Obj. file that most applications can open.

3dtutorial
11-20-2008, 04:23 PM
You can export as Obj. file that most applications can open.


This person was asking about .dxf not .obj :-)

Cheers,

J

Bullit
11-20-2008, 04:48 PM
I know but it is a mesh format too.

o0ORiggsO0o
11-20-2008, 07:46 PM
ya its a mesh but the software the model is being loaded into only excepts dxf, Tiz for crystal etching:) and well, It's software is, well, lets say limited

My fix was this, export OBJ, import blender, export DXF from Blender, import to dxf to crystal etching software :)

Blender buy the way seems to handle everyfile type Import/Export under the sun.

The rhino idea was a good one , but blender is free and I can use it indef.

Thanks again All :)

3dtutorial
11-20-2008, 08:14 PM
ya its a mesh but the software the model is being loaded into only excepts dxf, Tiz for crystal etching:) and well, It's software is, well, lets say limited

My fix was this, export OBJ, import blender, export DXF from Blender, import to dxf to crystal etching software :)

Blender buy the way seems to handle everyfile type Import/Export under the sun.

The rhino idea was a good one , but blender is free and I can use it indef.

Thanks again All :)


Just happy to learn that you found a solution... that's all that matters! :)

Cheers,

J

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