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Re: PCB VRML export
--- In kicad-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Lorenzo" <lomarcan@...> wrote:
> Here is the code for VRML export in PCBNEW
Nice Idea, I will check this out when I have some time.
Are there other Public Domain mechanical design packages
that can import/export VRML?
The obvious usage would be to check the PCB for proper
fit and clearance with the target enclosure.
> Some notes:
> - The code is more or less a fork of the 3D viewer.
> - Output units are internal units IIRC (i.e. decimils)
> - No options at all to control the export :P
> - Flipped packages (i.e. solder side mounted) are not implemented. It should be trivial to add the required rotation during module export. Finding the right rotation isn't (ordering of 3D rotation can be nasty)
> - Packages are exported as 'inline' nodes using the 3d_shape attributes of the module. This means that to see them they should be 'accessible' to the loader (i.e. probably in the same dir)
> - Loading was tested with blender only
> As you can see there is a lot to work about (expecially on the options side). But for me it worked :P
> Oh, by the way, my full name for about/changelog/credits is Lorenzo Marcantonio
> Have fun!
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