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zoo file surface-area

Get the surface area of an object in a CAD file.


The path to the input file. If you pass - as the path, the file will be read from stdin
A valid source file format
Possible values: fbx | gltf | obj | ply | sldprt | step | stl
Output format
Possible values: json | yaml | table
Output unit
Possible values: cm2 | dm2 | ft2 | in2 | km2 | m2 | mm2 | yd2
Print debug info
Default value: false
Print help (see a summary with '-h')


If the input file is larger than a certain size it will be performed asynchronously, you can then check the status with the zoo api-call status <id_of_your_operation> command.

# get the surface-area of a file
$ zoo file surface-area my-file.step

# pass a file from stdin, the original file type is required
$ cat my-obj.obj | zoo file surface-area - --src-format=obj

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