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Posted (edited) · Project is small

OK guys I'm new to 3D printing and I've made my first model. I used AutoCad 2007 to make my model. I exported it as a stl file and opened cura but when I open it, it's very small.

Is it going to print it that size or did I do something wrong.


I started in inches cause that's how I work but I think I converted it to mm

What I see

cura too small.JPG

Edited by Berzerker
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    Posted · Project is small

    Yes, it will print at that size. Cura is metric, so if you're not sure you converted it to metric or not that should be the first thing you check. Alternatively you can scale it within Cura.

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    Posted · Project is small

    And where is this located. I'm using the latest cura 4.6. I see the scale menu when I click on the object but it says 100%

    The dimensions I see in the far left are what it should be in inches.

    Remember I'm new and this is my first project I've done not some preloaded test.

    So a explanation of how would help.


    scale cura.JPG

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