Is there a way to set default values for the export of STL-files? I did not find a config-option. We have a 3rd party-toolkit application which automatically draws stl-files from proe. It seems to use the default entries for the stl. Unfortunately the entries are different with every part which causes ugly stl-files.
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I have always entered a chord height of zero, which Pro|E will not allow, but it will then put in the minimum value allowed. This is different for every model, but produces the best STL possible. There are two caveats, however. Sometimes, the minimum value will fail. I then increment the value slightly and try again. Sometimes, the minimum that will process produces ridiculously large STL files. Again, I bump the value until I get a good compromise between file size and STL quality, based on the on screen appearance. By using the 'Apply' button you can create the file and leave the dialog open in case you have to change the values and try again. 'Apply' and 'OK' both create the file on disk, so once you've go the settings you like using the 'Apply' button, you can use the 'Cancel' button so you don't have to wait for it to process.