Any ideas on measuring a section of an existing STL file?

  • I have an STL file, and I need to make a part that exactly fits over a protrusion on the part defined by the STL file. Any idea how to measure the width, height, etc... of that protrusion?

  • Of course, you can use the STL design to subtract from another design. Is that not accurate enough for your needs?

    Measuring from point to point, or across a design isn’t possible. But you can always take a small slice of a design, and measure that using bounds.

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