importing .obj file in blender

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importing .obj file in blender

Post by ragupta » Sun Oct 12, 2008 7:33 pm

I am new to blender and just finished learning everything about the user interface and making simple models and animations and writing python scripts :)
I am using blender 2.47 and I am trying to import a wavefront obj file using the import object. It gives me the following message but I don't see anything on the blender screen.
importing obj "C:\PhD\Simulator\Models\camp.obj"
passing obj file "C:\PhD\Simulator\Models\camp.obj"... 11.2851 sec
loading materials and images... 0.0379 sec
building geometry...
verts:271222 faces:293377 materials: 38 smoothgroups:0 ... 9.0904 sec
finished importing: "C:\PhD\Simulator\Models\camp.obj" in 20.4145 sec.

I thought I am supposed to see the imported model in the blender window after this is done.

Any ideas why this might be happening or am I doing something wrong or looking in the wrong place?

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Post by jesterKing » Mon Oct 13, 2008 9:00 am

Check the outliner to see if new data has appeared. My guess is that you need to scale the imported data to be able to see it properly.


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Post by ragupta » Thu Oct 16, 2008 6:34 am

Thanks Nathan. That worked.. It was importing it but it was very very small so I couldn't really notice it.


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