Subject: Exporting to an STL format file

You can export three-dimensional solids to an STL (Stereolithography) file with an .stl extension. The STL format is commonly used when working with 3D printers.

To export to an STL format file

   1   Do one of the following to choose STL Out ():

   On the ribbon, choose the Application button then choose Export > STL Out or Output > STL Out (in Export).

   On the menu, choose File > Export > STL Out.

   Type stlout and then press Enter.

   2   Specify the name of the file you want to create.

   3   Click Save.

   4   Choose the entity-selection method, and then create a selection set that contains the entities you want to export.

   5   Choose Yes to export to a binary .stl file. Choose No to export to an ASCII .stl file.

   6   Zoom to extents to see the imported entities.

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