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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Inspecting the model with Meshmixer

In this recipe, we'll get familiar with Meshmixer by using the Inspector tool. This tool analyzes defects in the model's mesh and provides options for repairing it manually or automatically. We'll see how well it works by repairing the models that we made in 123D Catch.

Before we get started, let's get acquainted with the basic navigation controls. Meshmixer has an easy user interface called a Hotbox. It can be seen in the following image:

Inspecting the model with Meshmixer

The navigation control buttons are in the Camera section. Experiment with them. While keeping the Space bar key pressed on the keyboard, click, hold, and move the mouse on each ...

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