Failed exporting to STL - any suggestions?

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Failed exporting to STL - any suggestions?

Postby keknor » Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:55 pm

annex stikk for 3D print1 for STL.skp

I have made a quite simple drawing in Sketchup 8 pro for 3D printing. Sketchup Tools/outer shell tells me it is a Solid Component. The plugin Tools/Solid Inspector find no faults. I have aplied Soften Edges. Circles are 24 segments. All faces are checked and are pointing outwards. I find no stray lines inside (using x-ray. All are layer 0 and Materials are Default. I have installed the export STL plugin ver. 2.1.4 from Sketchup

Still it will not export to STL.


Re: Failed exporting to STL - any suggestions?

Postby dukejazz » Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:49 pm

Hi Keknor
Your model is ok
Your STL exporter out of date

You have 2 option

save and reload to a 2013 file


update Your STL exporter 2014

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duke01 Jul. 14 13.37.jpg

I tried both way and it save the STL file

it should work for you.

PS - I had the same issue I saw what you saw now it fixed. Now STL converter can be found in the file menu instead of plug-ins menu

happy computing
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Re: Failed exporting to STL - any suggestions?

Postby d12dozr » Tue Jul 15, 2014 11:26 am

keknor, did dukejazz's suggestions help you? You may have to type the file extension [.stl] at the end of the filename after you export it, since the exporter doesn't always do that automatically.
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