Dynamically Load CAD Files in an App Using Tables

Hi all,

A user recently asked how to render multiple STL files on the same step, so I’d like to share a little tip on how to dynamically load STL files from a Tulip Table:

Step 1

Create a table with a “file” data type field named “STL File.” Add a few sample records with files. I found some sample STL files here.

Step 2

Create a new app and add the table + record placeholder.

Step 3

Embed an interactive table with your newly created table as the datasource. Add the necessary fields.

Step 4

Embed a table record widget (Text>Table Record) with the “STL File” field as a record datasource.

Here's what it looks like in action: