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Questions & Troubleshooting / Re: shader problem
« on: August 29, 2014, 07:11:19 PM »
Sorry, we have some problems with the shaders in 2.5 (an intern made some changes and we cannot test every GPU configuration - we rely on the users for that...)

It should be fixed in the next update.

Questions & Troubleshooting / Re: new tool
« on: August 29, 2014, 07:09:45 PM »
For now this is just a visualization tool, it doesn't do anything else yet. If your mesh is very small, or has lots of thin areas, then it will show you lots of highlights ("balloons"). Basically the idea is to identify areas that are too thin to 3D-print.

I would be curious to see a screenshot of your model, and know its dimensions...perhaps you have found a bug.

When you click one, it should select that area. You can manually thicken it in various ways, for example by using the Offset tool with smooth transition.

(We will improve this tool in the future, so that there is a one-click thickness repair...)

It may be the case that Toshiba does not actually provide updated drivers, and you have to download them from Intel directly (I assume you have an Intel embedded GPU). The reason they do this is that they have "certified" a specific driver for that laptop, and they don't do this for each update that the GPU manufacturer releases.

Worth a shot, anyway. Here is Intel's driver download site:

yikes!! Wish I would have looked at this post earlier - I have been at siggraph and then on vacation. This is due to some hacks we put in to deal with the crashes when using coverflow mode in the Finder. So we traded one problem for another...

Bug Reports / Re: Scene disappear if deleting nothing, unable to undo.
« on: August 25, 2014, 09:53:40 PM »
I believe we fixed this in mm 2.5. Well, "fixed" in that you cannot delete the last object in the scene.

Bug Reports / Re: Half-sphere select option broke things
« on: August 25, 2014, 09:51:27 PM »
yes, updating your graphics card drivers is probably necessary.

If you want to restore the original selection tool, delete your meshmixer.ini file (c:\users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Autodesk\meshmixer.ini

Questions & Troubleshooting / Re: Version 2.5 Hotkeys
« on: August 25, 2014, 09:49:47 PM »
hi rayray, do you mean the Analysis tools (Inspector, that sort of thing?)
You get to them by clicking on Analysis in the left bar, that will show a secondary menu with the different analysis tools.

perhaps your object is extremely small? Try the Units/Scale tool under analysis to see what physical size it is. Screenshots would help.

some users have this problem, it has always been a graphics card issue. So perhaps try updating your drivers. There are some basic instructions on Adobe's website:

Questions & Troubleshooting / Re: Remesh vs Make Solid
« on: August 25, 2014, 09:42:04 PM »
yes, the make solid does a voxelization followed by a simple voxel-to-mesh conversion ("marching cubes"). Then it does some mesh reducing (ie edge collapses).

Questions & Troubleshooting / Re: Win 7 64 MM crashes on print
« on: August 25, 2014, 09:39:21 PM »
if you can remember what you did, that would be helpful for us to know. Many other people are having problems like this...

This is only a rendering effect inside meshmixer. It would not change your printed shape at all (for future reference...)

Questions & Troubleshooting / Re: What is Contact Tol?
« on: August 25, 2014, 09:35:53 PM »
This setting only has an effect when you do Convert to Solid. It "pushes" the solid mesh out of the model mesh, by this distance. This can help to make the tips break off more cleanly, and avoid near-contact connections being created between the posts and the model.

Bug Reports / Re: shapeways export
« on: August 23, 2014, 07:10:57 PM »
Are you using the Yup/Zup toggle in the preferences? (IE are you using Zup instead of Yup, or the default Yup?)

Yes, the crashes you mention should not be due to the user being non-admin, as the folders it wants to create are in C:\Users\<username>\Documents. On a standard windows setup, a non-admin user still has write access to that folder. Do the users on your system? Or is it configured differently?

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