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18 Oct 2021 15:45:51 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Example of .obj import please  
From: Bald Eagle
Date: 30 Sep 2021 18:15:00
Message: <web.61563627cc8d58d21f9dae3025979125@news.povray.org>
"The Traveler" <jho### [at] northrimnet> wrote:
> "The Traveler" <jho### [at] northrimnet> wrote:
> > "Version 3.7.1 extended the mesh object by adding a New feature that supports
> > importing Wavefront (OBJ) files."
> >
> > So it appears I'll need to use 3.8.0-b2 as .obj import isn't in 3.7.0 ...
>
> 3.8.0-b2 gives the same error.

IIRC, Cousin Ricky and I both resort to using spreadsheets to convert STL files
to proper POV-Ray mesh {} syntax.

Roland Smith also has a python script on GitHub:

https://github.com/rsmith-nl/stltools


But probably the easiest and most used way to do it is to use PoseRay.
https://sites.google.com/site/poseray/


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