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  Re: PovRay for using in 3D-Printing  
From: nurmichl
Date: 6 Feb 2013 08:25:01
Message: <web.51125966e17e77a2606908e90@news.povray.org>
scott <sco### [at] scottcom> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm also involved in 3D-Printig (just started to build my own printer. My
> > printer-construction is designed in povray too.)
> > Now I'd like to design my prints in povray. I'm looking for a converter to
> > export this pov-files into stl or something similar to feed them into slic3r.
> You might want to look at OpenSCAD, it has a scripting language similar
> to POV but has the option to export the result as an STL.
> Depending on the complexity of your POV files it might be an option to
> just translate them to OpenSCAD by hand.

Hi scott,
I already translated some of my objects from PovRay to openSCAD. It's really not
a hack.
But we need some translators from pov to openSCAD to join the PovRay- to the
!AND! printed objects could be rendered photorealistic in PovRay prior printing.

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