is an option for Printout3D that specifies a previewer for generating outputs to print.


  • Printout3DPreviewer is also known as a 3D print preview application or slicer.
  • Printout3DPreviewer is typically used to automatically hand off an STL file to a local 3D printer.
  • The default setting is Printout3DPreviewer:>$Printout3DPreviewer.
  • Printout3DPreviewer settings can be given in the menu Preferences Services 3D Print Previewer.
  • Possible settings include:
  • "service"a 3D print service listed in Printout3D
    templatea string template with `file` as key
  • With Printout3DPreviewertemplate, effectively TemplateApply[template,<|"file"|>] gets executed.


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Basic Examples  (1)

Use a template to launch an application to preview and print out using a 3D printing service:

Scope  (3)

Use a default 3D printing previewer on your computer system to preview and to print:

Use StringTemplate with a slot named file to create a command to run:

Use a 3D printing service:

Wolfram Research (2016), Printout3DPreviewer, Wolfram Language function,


Wolfram Research (2016), Printout3DPreviewer, Wolfram Language function,


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Wolfram Language. 2016. "Printout3DPreviewer." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research.


Wolfram Language. (2016). Printout3DPreviewer. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from