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Problems with importing stl files [duplicate]

I have a problem. When I import a stl file from solidworks into blender for rendering it doesn't match the scale of the scene. It is gigantic. The object is a chair and I have checked the scale in ...
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Objects created with a specific size aren't coming out at that size when exported [duplicate]

new to Blender here and I'm trying to make an object of a specific size that I can 3D print. Here's what I'm doing: File> New> General, select the cube and delete it. Go to the Scene Properties tab ...
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Why does Blender always export in inches [duplicate]

I set my scene properties as MM but whenever I export a STL into say Prusa slicer it exports in inches?
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using Blender with anycubic photon printer [duplicate]

I have designed two parts I wish to print in HO scale. A drawing of a brick wall in 1:1 scale and exported to .stl comes into Anycubic Photon screen so small it is almost invisable. Have not been ...
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Blender 3D models give incorrect dimensions [duplicate]

When I model something in blender to be 3d-printed, I always get wrong dimensions in stl file, even though I've set scene units to metric, ...
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Scale of Model in Blender is not same in .stl [duplicate]

I have set the scale to 0.0254, which makes Blender display correct dimensions in inches. But when I export to .stl, the diameter of my circle in the model is 2.75mm instead of 2.75 inches. Also, I am ...
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How do I fix my object dimensions to fit real dimensions? [duplicate]

I have an object (an eggshell fragment) that I want to scale to its real size to get a volume calculation. I pulled the mesh as an STL file from another software and the scale is completely wrong, but ...
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Blender + Slic3r: scaling bug? [duplicate]

I create some models for 3D-printing, and as are several cm large I use scaling 0.01 (1 cm). Then I convert the result to .stl and pass it to Slic3r to create .gcode. What I expect is scaling back by *...
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How do you set the scale or size of the work area for modeling objects?

Hello first time here I have a quite embarrassing problem with learning Blender I have no idea of how to set the scale to start my projects. What I mean is "HOW do you set the scale or size of the ...
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Understanding Blender Scale

I've opened up the default scene in blender and from what I understand 1 Blender Unit is equivalent to 1 meter. Now I exported a cube where I had the scale set to 0.025 on all axis. 0.025 is roughly ...
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3D print tablet wall recessed mount incomplete

I'm trying to make a simple 3D print of a recessed wall trim for a tablet. It isn't showing as a solid piece when I try to print. Can someone help me out? without the curved ends
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Export of STL file enlarged very slightly for the diameter

I have 4 objects produced in Blender in 4 separate files. 3 of them export with no problems the other one is enlarged slightly along the X and Y axes when exported to STL, the z axis measurement is ...
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