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Export DXF or STL Files

wolf_starkewolf_starke Member Posts: 1 ✭✭
How do we export  a DXF or STL file to a memory stick?

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    brucebartlettbrucebartlett Member, OS Professional, Mentor, User Group Leader Posts: 2,138 PRO
    Right Click on a face in a part studio and exports as dxf. 
    Right click on a part studio tab and export to STL.

    Onshape will drop it in your browser download directory as the document name.
    To get it on to your memory stick move from the move from downloads directory as per usual. No way to specify directory in Onshape when exporting.

    Engineer ı Product Designer ı Onshape Consulting Partner
    Twitter: @onshapetricks  & @babart1977   
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    jakeramsleyjakeramsley Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 658
    Onshape will drop it in your browser download directory as the document name.
    To get it on to your memory stick move from the move from downloads directory as per usual. No way to specify directory in Onshape when exporting.
    This is a browser level configuration.  For example, Chrome has an option under Settings -> Downloads that says "Ask where to save each file before downloading" that will allow you to specify the file location.
    Jake Ramsley

    Director of Quality Engineering & Release Manager              onshape.com
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    brucebartlettbrucebartlett Member, OS Professional, Mentor, User Group Leader Posts: 2,138 PRO
    edited April 2015
    @JakeRamsley  Awsome Tip. Just changed my settings, this is exactly what I want for saving out dxf file's, means I can select the directory on my network, eg. where all my laser cutting files are stored and spec the file name at the same time. No after process browsing and renaming.  

    Ctrl+j on Chrome brings up a download list which is also handy.

    Engineer ı Product Designer ı Onshape Consulting Partner
    Twitter: @onshapetricks  & @babart1977   
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    3dcad3dcad Member, OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 2,470 PRO
    And similar functions can be found in Firefox setting under General tab.

    Offtopic:
    I switched to Firefox because mouse roll didn't scroll feature tree nor parts list. Also zooming is faster (better) in firefox, I even tried some addon in Chrome to make it faster but didn't work in Onshape. 
    //rami
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    moengineeringmoengineering Member Posts: 23
    @JakeRamsley  Awsome Tip. Just changed my settings, this is exactly what I want for saving out dxf file's, means I can select the directory on my network, eg. where all my laser cutting files are stored and spec the file name at the same time. No after process browsing and renaming.  

    Ctrl+j on Chrome brings up a download list which is also handy.


    Hello together,

    the fastest way to jump through folders/directories and files is to use Listary

    I found it a few weeks ago and I will never miss it. If you search a file on your PC, Listary will find it. (as powerful as Google Desktop was)

    If you want to safe a file in a special folder, you can add it to favorites of listary and jump directly into the folder with one click and not a click from one folder to the next.

    It only works on windows.

    This is not an advertisment for the software! I really like it and I think it could help others as it helps me to do my daily job faster :).


    best regards
    martin

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    stevehessstevehess Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 98
    I absolutely love the forums....  the Ctrl-J for Chrome d/l directory is real time-saver.    Thanks @BruceBartlett

    Steve Hess \ Onshape Inc.
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