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Shapr3D – Exporting a single shape/group to STL from a workspace with many groups

I am working on one of my latest projects and I decided to try something that I didn’t see mentioned anywhere within the Shapr3D forums or any videos or documents that I have read.  I wanted to be sure and share this in case others haven’t run across this yet.

As we all know we can group shapes within a workspace and hide them to work on another shape. I was curious if you could hide all shapes except a particular one and export it as an STL for 3D printing. Since the item I am working on is going to have 25+ shapes (assuming my iPad Pro can handle it) I wanted to see if it could all be completed within one workspace.

The good news is that we can. I just created my second shape for this project and was able to hide the 1st one, export the second one as an STL for printing. So we can export all shapes as a single STL or individually. This is a really useful feature.

The below design is a work in progress and does not represent the final design, currently I am just experimenting with features of the app as well as the overall design.  When complete I will credit any influences with mention and links as needed/required.