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Differences between .obj and .gcode files.

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Hi and welcome to the forums.

You don't really convert an .obj file to .gcode. A Gcode file is nothing like a 3D object but a long text file containing movement and extrusion information for the printer.

Your .obj file has some errors. Maybe that's the reason Cura did not display it correctly.

Check out Netfabb Basic. This is a free tool that's very useful for repairing .stl and .obj files:

http://www.netfabb.com/basic.php

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