Can the surface generated by Rhino be saved as coordinates?

Hi there,

We are using Rhino to generate complex surfaces, flatten it and transfer the cutting pattern into other CAD software. Just wonder if there is a way to save the surface points into coordinates so that the other software can generate drawings.
Thanks a lot,

Hi Cheng- you can ExtractPt, and then Export the points to a text file - I’m not sure if that is enough info to really help though.


What other CAD software? Perhaps Rhino can already save in a format that the other software can read?


That helps a lot. We will try use it in the drawing export.


It is Mechanical Desktop 2009. Tried once but the surface became polylines in the file migration…


Wrong export options. Try 2004 Solids. --Mitch

I’m pretty sure MDT can import IGES files, which Rhino can export…