help flipping a model for stl printing export

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help flipping a model for stl printing export

terramir
Hi peeps,
Just getting into openSCAD, need to know how to flip the whole model
and move it along the z axis to line up with z=0 afterwards so I can
export stl's for printing :)
could use some help
terramir

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Re: help flipping a model for stl printing export

Giles Bathgate-2
mirror() will "flip" the object, and translate([0,0,-z]) will move it
up the Z axis

http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/OpenSCAD_User_Manual/The_OpenSCAD_Language#translate

Regards

Giles


On 9 April 2012 21:19, r.d. terramir <[hidden email]> wrote:

> Hi peeps,
> Just getting into openSCAD, need to know how to flip the whole model
> and move it along the z axis to line up with z=0 afterwards so I can
> export stl's for printing :)
> could use some help
> terramir
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Re: help flipping a model for stl printing export

Triffid Hunter
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On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 6:19 AM, r.d. terramir <[hidden email]> wrote:
Hi peeps,
Just getting into openSCAD, need to know how to flip the whole model
and move it along the z axis to line up with z=0 afterwards so I can
export stl's for printing :)
could use some help

mirror([0, 0, 1]) ....

and don't worry about translating it in Z, slic3r does that for you