Export OpenSCAD paths from Adobe Illustrator CS6

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Export OpenSCAD paths from Adobe Illustrator CS6 by drkow Apr 4, 2013



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Modified the code from http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:9529 to work with CS6.

Place OpenSCADexport.aip in Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CS6\Plug-ins\Extensions

Start illustrator and choose "OpenSCAD" from the export dialog to generate your paths.

Does not seem to work in Illustrator 64 bit.

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Posting this for Mac folks still looking for a solution (and for future me).

This tool is a bit spendy at $90, but has a 30 day trial and works well.


Can't install the extention on CS6 Mac, is there a workout ? thanks

I was super excited to find this plugin! Thank you so much for writing it.

Unfortunately I can't seem to get it to work under AI CS6 on OS X. I stuck the plugin in to /Applications/Adobe Illustrator CS6/Plug-Ins/Extensions/

I don't see any OpenSCAD options under the Export menu and I can't find anything relevant under the Extensions menu either. Am I doing something wrong or is this only for Windows? I found some references to windows in the source files readme.txt.

In any case, I love that you thought to do this. Thanks again!

I created this account just to tell you that I appreciate this immensely. Thank you!