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Blender STL file is extremely small

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I have a friend whose working on a design he wants me to 3D print

However the exported file he has sent me shows up very, very small in Cura

He's using Blender, something I don't know a thing about.

Any ideas on how I can guide him to a successful export I can use?

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I don't know anything about Blender either, but is there no way to set physical dimensions?

Or, if it would be a sort of "freehand sculpture", without any reference to dimensions, maybe he could create a little cube next to it, and give that cube exact physical dimensions?

Since people can design planes exactly to scale in Blender, something like this should be possible.

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Set the "Scale" in the STL export window to 1000 for mm or 100 for cm. Blender by default doesn't use units, but one unit is usually interpreted as 1 m, but imported in most other software as cm or mm (if using units options of "None" or "Metric").

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