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OpenSCAD wireframe mode using GLIntercept

by drkow, published

OpenSCAD wireframe mode using GLIntercept by drkow Mar 4, 2013

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A ghetto wireframe view for OpenSCAD using GLIntercept.

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Instructions

I wanted wireframe mode in openscad so that positioning things inside of other things was easier.

Using GLIntercept, we can accomplish this.

Install GLIntercept from code.google.com/p/glintercept/
(if your OpenSCAD is in C:Program Files (x86)OpenSCAD, get the 32 bit version of GLIntercept)

Copy gliConfig_FreeCam.ini and OpenGL32.dll from C:Program Files (x86)GLIntercept_1_1_0 to C:Program Files (x86)OpenSCAD

rename gliConfig_FreeCam.ini to gliConfig.ini

start OpenSCAD, open and render an object.

Now while moving the 3d view, hit the keyboard shortcut ctrl-shift-w to enable wireframe. Due to a bug, the keyboard shortcut only seems to work while manipulating the 3d view.

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