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Old   July 22, 2008, 16:31
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I am using snappyHexMesh with OpenFoam 1.5. I am importing an .stl file from Solidworks. The origin that I specify in SolidWorks does not end up being the origin when I read the file in. How can I specify the origin correctly?

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Old   July 23, 2008, 11:42
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Sometimes there is an option in the CAD system to shift the part to the positive xyz space before creating the STL.
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Old   July 23, 2008, 15:43
Default You are right, that's it. Than
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You are right, that's it. Thank you!
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