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Export Part With Color

wayne_sauderwayne_sauder Member Posts: 21 PRO
edited September 2017 in Community Support
 Is there a way to export a part in stl. format and it keeps the color you assign to it by editing the appearance? When I export a part that I made green, and then open that file in another program, it always opens in white. Am I doing something wrong?    

Best Answer


  • wayne_sauderwayne_sauder Member Posts: 21 PRO
    Ok, great and thanks for the help. 
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,266 PRO
    No worries.

    Owen S.
    Production Engineer
    HWM-Water Ltd
  • kevin_whitekevin_white Member Posts: 7 EDU
    edited January 6
    I am trying to use OnShape with my students for Augmented and Virtual Reality projects. Similarly having issues with color loss. I found the collada export (which is .dae) is working best so far with the Merge Cube viewer for Augmented Reality. However, I am still having issues with using it in CoSpaces.  I really wish OnShape offered an OBJ export option that maintained texture. 

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