[OpenSCAD] Importing DXF Files

Whosawhatsis whosawhatsis at gmail.com
Sat Jun 2 14:11:33 CEST 2012


OpenSCAD can only handle 2D DXF files. To import/export 3D files, you need to use STL format.

On Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 5:08 AM, Dave Coventry wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I've just discovered Openscad and I feel that it may be quite usefuil to me.
> 
> Currently I have a number of 3D models (in DXF, mostly with 3DFACE
> objects) which I sometimes manipulate in Blender, but which may be
> easier to manipulate in Openscad.
> 
> However, I don't see any mechanism whereby I could import my models.
> 
> Using the "Export as DXF" menu function fails on the example001.scad
> file with the following error:
> 
> "Current top level object is not a 2D object."
> 
> Am I being realistic here, or is the software not equipped to handle this?
> 
> Kind Regards,
> 
> Dave Coventry
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