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ellyemberson
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Scan not recognised

Can anyone help?  I want to use my scan to produce a 2mm thick version of my orthotic insole so that I can manipulate it and make a copy etc, but it doesn't seem to recognise my scan.  I can fix the minor errors (blue & pink) and fill big holes, and smooth the edges etc BUT, it is not happy. It won't make a solid without filling the heel indentation and other important features.  I want to be able to export to Fusion360 to attach a heel and print.

I've attached the file, and a document showing what I have done so far.  I've tried lots of other things but nothing seems to work.

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hfcandrew
in reply to: ellyemberson

I am a pedorthist so work with foot and insole scans 20 times a day. Your scan opens fine for me, I was able to clean the scan up and manipulate it etc etc.

 

If you want it 2mm think, go Select All > Offset 2mm.

 

2mm.jpg

 

MM can add a squared off heel too btw.

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ellyemberson
in reply to: hfcandrew

Thank you so very much for your response.
You cannot imagine how happy I am. It is my life's dream to be able to
create a pair of shoes that actually fit ME. and hopefully I am a tiny step
closer now.
Can you tell me if there is a quick and easy way to tidy the rough edges?
I've tried the Sculpt - Robust smooth, but it still looks rough to me and
with some unwanted overhang.
Any offers of advice so very gratefully received.

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Then I'll just need to figure out how to add a kitten heel.
It is my dream to have a pair of ladies party shoes with arch support which
will actually fit and support me, rather than the traditional flat sole.
So excited that I might be a step closer.

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hfcandrew
in reply to: ellyemberson

To tidy the edges like I did before you offset Select All>Modify>Smooth boundary>Invert>Discard (discard the outter) perimeter.

 

If you want something custom to your foot, scan your foot, not your shoe insole. For the kitten heel I'll do a screen cast tomorrow, its quite a few steps to make one that doesn't look bad.

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