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how to set origin when exporting a 2D Section? (by Sebastian Kuzminsky)
I want to draw a part in SolveSpace and export an SVG of a 2D Section of the part to my CAM software.

I can't figure out how to get the origin of the exported SVG to coincide with the SolveSpace origin. There's always a small offset.

I've attached my .slvs file, and the svg is here: http://highlab.com/~seb/solvespace/plate.svg
Fri Feb 24 2017, 12:35:50, download attachment plate.slvs
(no subject) (by whitequark)
Select the origin then use View -> Center View At Point.
Fri Feb 24 2017, 18:11:34
(no subject) (by Sebastian Kuzminsky)
I must be missing something.

When I do that (select Origin, View->Center View At Point, select top face, File->Export 2d Section), it still exports my sketch offset. It doesnt seem to matter at all where I center the view, the offset is always the same.

If I "Export Image" instead of "Export 2d Section", the GUI's view port affects the exported image. But of course that's a raster image, not useful for feeding to CAM.

This is all on master, btw.
Fri Feb 24 2017, 20:47:30
(no subject) (by whitequark)
What file format are you exporting as?
Fri Feb 24 2017, 21:33:32
(no subject) (by Sebastian Kuzminsky)
I'm exporting to SVG.
Sun Feb 26 2017, 00:55:09
(no subject) (by Jonathan Westhues)
Is your export canvas size (under home -> configuration) set to "auto" or "fixed"? If it's "auto", then the canvas size and origin will be chosen automatically to fit the axis-aligned bounding box of your drawing, regardless of the view.
Sun Feb 26 2017, 13:52:59
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