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Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 10-28-2014, 03:03 PM
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Posted By thegroover
CoCreate PE still function?

Has CoCreate PE stopped functioning? I haven't used it for 6 months and now I can't get any activation code , just an empty box where the activation code should be with a blinking cursor.
Do I have...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 07-10-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,085
Posted By thegroover
Recover Viewport ?

Hi , this sounds dumb but I can't find how to recover my Viewport . I mistakenly clicked on the cross in the red box in the top right-hand corner , the Viewport greyed out and I can't find any way to...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling 07-07-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,609
Posted By thegroover
stl files of screw

I hope it's Ok to post here as well as PE forum - I'm having problems making usable .stl files of a cylinder that has a screw thread added and has then had chunk cut out of it .The model looks fine...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling 07-06-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,609
Posted By thegroover
Screw thread giving bad stl files

Hi , I'm having a problem with a screw thread that looks fine on CoCreate but the stl file is full of problems and can't be used . The main problem seems to come because the thread has been cut into...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 06-02-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,250
Posted By thegroover
Re: Unfolding sheet work

Thanks Mike , I think it might be beyond me - I've found TouchCAD which will unfold , but doesn't like to work with .stl or .vrml files , it wants a simple points file , so I've been trying to export...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 05-29-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,250
Posted By thegroover
Unfolding sheet work

Hi , I've designed a boat hull using PE , to be built with bent plywood . I now want to unfold the design so I can draw the individual pieces on flat sheets. Are there any ways to do this in PE , or...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 04-21-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By thegroover
Re: How do I alter Line Width / Pen Size?

Thanks for the reply Gary , -I'm in Modelling , and the only settings I can find , Edit>Settings>Part , offer me four sizes up to 2.5 and I'm already using that. I think your screenshot is from...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 04-20-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By thegroover
How do I alter Line Width / Pen Size?

Hi , I'm trying to make my drawing lines thicker so they will show up on small images for putting on a blog , and Help seems to say there is a Pen Size menu command somewhere but I can't find it. I...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 06-29-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,167
Posted By thegroover
Re: healing shells ?

Hmm , not much joy here . I think I may have done the job by simply going in very close and looking for any anomalies . I also found a free programme called Meshlab that had a manifold healing option...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 06-29-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,161
Posted By thegroover
living hinge

I'm designing a small plastic part with a living hinge . I have the specifications for the hinge itself , but I'm not sure how to model its operation in 3d cad - where is the axis of rotation , or is...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 06-23-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,167
Posted By thegroover
healing shells ?

I've been exporting stl files ready for prototype 3d printing , and would like to use the highest definition possible ( a filesize of under 5Mb) . When I check my stl objects using Minimagics stl...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 05-21-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,766
Posted By thegroover
Re: stl. files

Thanks John , that's the bit I didn't know how to find , I was looking in the wrong place , at the save point.
Much obliged
Oli
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 05-21-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,766
Posted By thegroover
Re: stl. files

Thanks for your reply Mike , could you just explain what "refining by a factor of two" involves ? Is it changing Angle and Distance figures to half their number or twice ? Or just one of them? Do I...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 05-21-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,684
Posted By thegroover
Re: Inverted Normals

Claus , sorry I never replied to your post , I got distracted by other things ,and then the people who were doing the modelling (Shapeways) emailed me saying they had sorted it out themselves . I...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 05-21-2009, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,766
Posted By thegroover
stl. files

I'm trying to create stl. files for rapid prototyping , and get the warning that the part is in negative space. How do I alter that? I've moved it so all the integers describing maximum and minimum...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 04-19-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,684
Posted By thegroover
Re: Inverted Normals

I've posted a file to the clausbrod site via the Twiki , in File Handling . I hope that was right , it was too big to upload to this forum. Thanks for looking.
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 04-18-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,684
Posted By thegroover
Inverted Normals

I've been trying to send an stl. file from PE to a rapid prototype firm , and they say they can't accept it because it has inverted normals . They say most software has simple ways to rectify this...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 04-17-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,263
Posted By thegroover
Re: My account isn't recognized!

Sorry , that was an easy fix , I just had to go and re-create my account ... had me worried though , must remember to save files to somewhere !!
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 04-17-2009, 01:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,263
Posted By thegroover
My account isn't recognized!

I've been using PE for a few months , loving it and have drawings ready for prototype , but having been away a while I've come back and can't get into my software. I get asked for my email and...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 10-14-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,613
Posted By thegroover
Re: What's error 293?

Thanks for that reply . I tried using geometry rather than construction and got a different error message , that I had an intersecting loop . However , I then tried using the arc/line tool from the...
Forum: CoCreate Modeling Personal Edition 10-14-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,613
Posted By thegroover
What's error 293?

Hi , I'm just starting to learn via the tutorials , and I can make a shape but when I try to extrude it says "Workplane has no real geometry" -Error 293 . Can anyone help? I seem to have followed the...
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