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28 Nov 2023 05:13:03 EST (-0500)
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From: Cousin Ricky
Date: 14 Nov 2023 19:56:16
Message: <65541730$1@news.povray.org>
On 2023-11-06 16:25 (-4), Bald Eagle wrote:
> STL are files are essentially _already_ mesh files.   They just use different
> keywords to denote the triangles.  I wrote my own spreadsheet (and IIRC, so did
> Cousin Ricky) to convert STL to POV - but perhaps a macro or something could be
> written to do the absolutely trivial "conversion".

I have never converted STL to anything.  I have plugged numbers from SVG
files into a spreadsheet to re-scale its dimensions, then manually
copied the new dimensions into POV-Ray.

I would be more likely to use C, XSL, or awk than a spreadsheet to
convert STL.

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