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Kory Doane
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Posted - 09/07/2017 :  11:30:18  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hey everyone. I'm fairly new to strata and have a question. Is there a way to slice a model every .25" or so, then export the slices into Illustrator? I am trying to build a 3D model out of cardboard by building up layers.
Thanks in advance.
Kory

tbgriswold
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Posted - 09/07/2017 :  17:34:11  Show Profile  Visit tbgriswold's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Only thing I can think of is to use an antimatter object and take pictures of the cross-section as you move it. Then reconstruct in Illustrator using the images as templates.

An experiment would be to make the model one large polygon object, then Boolean with a subtracting cube, convert the whole thing over and over again until you have a set of polygon objects you can extract the flat face of and then export that. Very tedious. We need a true plane slicing tool to do this easily.

Britt

Edited by - tbgriswold on 09/12/2017 11:24:34
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Kory Doane
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Posted - 09/12/2017 :  08:00:18  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for the reply! I will give it a shot.
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