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Rhino Failed Import

famadorianfamadorian Member Posts: 258 ✭✭
I tried to import a 3dm file and it failed. I authorized Onshape to take a look. Is there some way to follow this "take a look"?

I confirmed that the 3dm file worked in Rhino. 


Answers

  • famadorianfamadorian Member Posts: 258 ✭✭
    Nobody has any clue here?;)
  • famadorianfamadorian Member Posts: 258 ✭✭
    The model I'm importing comes from ArchiCAD. Is there some other format other than 3dm I can use, if 3dm has problems?
  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 Member Posts: 1,536 EDU
    It is probably self-intersecting.
    Can you restore your document so I can take a look (It says it is in the trash)
    MB - I make FeatureScripts: view FS (My FS's have "Official" beside them)
  • famadorianfamadorian Member Posts: 258 ✭✭
    Ah, sorry, I thought I deleted another document;) It's restored. 
  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 Member Posts: 1,536 EDU
    Is it okay if it is just a mesh.
    The only formats I found that were compatible were 3dm, stl and obj
    MB - I make FeatureScripts: view FS (My FS's have "Official" beside them)
  • famadorianfamadorian Member Posts: 258 ✭✭
    Not sure, it would rock my boat if it was possible to get surfaces imported. 

    STL is not an option for ArchiCAD and OBJ is only for mesh. 

    3dm succeeded in exporting surfaces and I loaded the file into Rhino and it worked there. 


  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 Member Posts: 1,536 EDU
    The Graphisoft help says that Archicad can export as STL (https://helpcenter.graphisoft.com/knowledgebase/25765/).
    If you want to generate surfaces from an imported STL or  OBJ, you can use 3d fit spline around the edges of the surface, then use fill surface

    Other than that, can you export from rhino into something else?
    MB - I make FeatureScripts: view FS (My FS's have "Official" beside them)
  • famadorianfamadorian Member Posts: 258 ✭✭
    right, sure, I tried to export in STL, but ArchiCAD crashed;)

    Sure, I can convert the file in Rhino from 3dm to something else, but isn't 3dm the preferred format?


  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,224 PRO
    If your talking "preferred" for Onshape then that'd be parasolid first, as that's the kernel it's built on, then probably step as second choice as a neutral format.
    Production Engineer
    HWM-Water Ltd
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