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OBJ Export for AutoCAD - Wavefront OBJ file export plug-in for AutoCAD
OBJ Export for AutoCAD is a Wavefront (.obj) file export plug-in for AutoCAD®. This plug-in gives AutoCAD the ability to export geometric data from AutoCAD to ASCII and Binary OBJ files.
OBJ Export for AutoCAD extracts facet data from 3D Face, Polygon Mesh, PolyFace Mesh and 3D Solid objects in the active AutoCAD drawing and exports it to a OBJ file. 3D Solids are tessellated into triangular faces. The level of tessellation can be controlled by adjusting the resolution slider in the OBJ Export for AutoCAD options dialog box. A lower resolution will yield coarse meshes (lesser faces), whereas a higher resolution will result in finer meshes (more faces).
OBJ Export for AutoCAD is very easy to use. Once installed, it must be loaded into the AutoCAD environment. There are simple instructions for this in the ReadMe file. Once loaded it adds new commands to AutoCAD's existing commands and a new submenu called "OBJExport" to the AutoCAD menu containing these newly added commands.
OBJ Export for AutoCAD comes with detailed documentation as well as a tutorial to get you started in the shortest possible time.
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The OBJ File Format
The OBJ file format is a geometry definition file format first developed by Wavefront Technologies for its Advanced Visualizer animation package. The file format is open and has been adopted by other 3D graphics application vendors, making it a universally accepted geometry file format. The OBJ file format is a simple data format that represents 3D geometry alone - namely, the position of each vertex, the texture coordinate associated with a vertex, the normal at each vertex, and the faces that make each polygon.
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