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mikey08a
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Meshes to bodies

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04-30-2013 05:23 PM

I downloaded an stl file of a warthog from halo to base my design off of. It came as a mesh, which I can't work with on inventor (or fusion apparently). I need to be able to work with it so that I can see each face and how it goes together. Is there either a way to convert something from a mesh to a body or a way to work with the mesh (or a stl file)? If not, is there anyone able to help me make one from scratch?

 

.stl file

You will need to download the mesh-to-solid converter.

Are you a student or on subscription?

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JDMather
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Re: Meshes to bodies

09-04-2014 12:00 PM in reply to: mikey08a

You will need to download the mesh-to-solid converter.

Are you a student or on subscription?

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Re: Meshes to bodies

09-04-2014 12:38 PM in reply to: JDMather
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Re: Meshes to bodies

09-04-2014 01:00 PM in reply to: mikey08a

Contact Scott Shepard from Autodesk (search here) to request the add-in for free.

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Re: Meshes to bodies

09-04-2014 02:03 PM in reply to: JDMather
Wow, thanks. I appreciate it! Do you know if it is available for 2015 yet?
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