Can you 3D print directly from SOLIDWORKS?

You can print directly to a 3D Printer from the SOLIDWORKS software. If you select Orient to Fit when you specify a model’s print bed location, the software automatically reorients the model so that the highest volume of the printed model fits within the print volume.

Can you 3D print from SOLIDWORKS student?

For all of you students who are drooling to create 3D prints of your SolidWorks parts at school… tough luck. You can’t. The SolidWorks Student Design Kit (SDK) doesn’t allow you to export .

Can SOLIDWORKS output STL files?

You can set the export options when you export SolidWorks part or assembly documents as STL files. To set the STL export options: Click File > Save As. Select STL (*.

Does SOLIDWORKS export STL files?

The STL translator exports SOLIDWORKS part and assembly documents as STL files. Click: File > Save As to access STL export options and save the data in .

How do I print a SOLIDWORKS file?

  1. Click File > Print3D.
  2. In the Print3D PropertyManager, expand Save To File.
  3. For Format, choose one of the following:
  4. Click Save File.
  5. In the Save As dialog box, select a location for the saved file and type a file name.
  6. Click Options.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Click Save.

How do I add a printer to SOLIDWORKS?

  1. In SOLIDWORKS, create the document.
  2. Click File > Print.
  3. Select settings in the Print dialog box and click OK.
  4. After printing, save the document.

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