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Author Topic: About an8. format.  (Read 989 times)

mrbeaver.07

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About an8. format.
« on: June 23, 2021, 08:07:48 am »

For some reason, online converters don't support an8. file. I want to convert an8. to obj. Is it possible to convert it without errors?
I checked topic about UV mapper about making it. But I didn't see about converting an8. anywhere  ???
If similiar topic was discussed, let me know. Thank you
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AlecJames

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Re: About an8. format.
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2021, 09:41:26 am »

In object mode, viewing the object you you wish to export, choose the Object menu --> Export.  Change the export file type to obj and save the exported obj file.
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Claude

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Re: About an8. format.
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2021, 12:05:16 pm »

...or try the obj export plugin. As mentioned:
"This plug-in exports an Object to the .obj format. It behaves very much like the one built in to Anim8or except that it also creates a .mtl file."

https://www.anim8or.com/scripts/index.html

Don't know if the import function support material though.
You need to experiment.
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mrbeaver.07

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Re: About an8. format.
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2021, 09:31:15 pm »

Thanks, I'll try it  :)
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mrbeaver.07

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Re: About an8. format.
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2021, 09:43:08 pm »

It worked ;D
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Old Codger

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Re: About an8. format.
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2021, 12:46:33 pm »

Claude,
Regarding the explort script you wrote, "This plug-in exports an Object to the .obj format. It behaves very much like the one built in to Anim8or except that it also creates a .mtl file."
I export objects to .obj all the time and Anim8or always makes a nice .mtl file for me and when I look at the mtl in notepad, I can see my materials in a recognizable form. Why would someone need a script when Anim8or does the job okay?


(using Anim8or 1.00B.1296)
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Claude

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Re: About an8. format.
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2021, 06:56:15 pm »

Old Codger
If you click on the link, you'll see that I was simply quoting
Steve.
I know it was written  as an export script example.
The quote made me think it could be useful.
If there's ever a problem with the export function, you
could use the script  and possibly change it.
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