[OpenSCAD] Calulate REal Dimensions

Andrew Plumb andrew at plumb.org
Sun Apr 19 11:02:09 EDT 2015


OpenSCAD (and the STL file format) are dimension-less, so “10” means whatever you want it to mean.

That’s why you need to specify your units when you upload models to services like Shapeways.

> On Apr 19, 2015, at 10:46 AM, tasos <tasoulis45 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hello, i want to ask in what unit the program calulates the dimensions of an
> object . 
> example :
> cube({10,10,10])
> Is this means that cube 10mm by 10 mm by10mm,or by anthor unit like cm ?
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