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STL file export problem

Question asked by Greg Livingston on Nov 19, 2012
Latest reply on Nov 27, 2012 by Greg Livingston

When trying to export STL files sometimes all that is left of the part is a shell of a few faces or just the hollow portions. When the file is exported a second time, almost always it turns out fine.  I was able to reproduce the error after a few tries of different geometries. 

Here is an image of the first to the left, and the second export on the right:

Screenshot second submit.PNG

The second time I sent the file, there was absolutely no change to the file.  I did not even save the file or restart solidworks or anything like that. I exported this file using a macro from solidworks that sends the file to a network folder. 

Any ideas of what is going on and what can be done to solve this annoying problem?

I appreciate your help!