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I create a thread in the AutoCAD using helix command and then do two kinds of processes: loft and sweep.
But none of them works.
Is it possible to make a solid (that i can slice in autocad) from a *.skp ( 3d) file from sketchup.
Can anyone tell me how to do this ?
Thanks in advance
How do I do this?
I am still having trouble moving objects to precise coordinates. For instance, the thing I drew may be in the correct position in the x-y plane but I want to move it in the positive z direction a...
i'm an idiot. i've been plaing with my CUI and found there were a lot more visual styles than i thought so added a few to the dashboard to try out. trouble is, a few have similar names and...
I am trying to create a 3D meshed surface from an irregular shaped solid I created using firstly a SPLINE, FILLET, PEDIT, and EXTRUDE. I have a solid in the basic shape now, but I am...
I extracted a tin file and have to plead "stupid" :cry: as I have not been able to locate it...duh
I've been trying to figure out the best way to approach this model I would like to create based on a real-world object I have. The issue deals with how to achieve the bricks. I plan on having this...
I am looking for a little advice please, I usually only use AutoCAD for drawing weld joint destils for WPS etc. but have been asked to provide a template to cut a hole and end profile out...
I have a deadline tomorrow at college and I am stuck! VERY STUCK.
I am @ 80% completion of a project, and I need your help. Please help me finish this drawing.
I am going to attach you what...
First of all, hello everyone. I was wondering if anyone knows if the new AutoCAD for Mac can do a 3d Walkthrough? If so, can someone provide a link or an Idea of how to start it... Also, on a...
How you do the draft angle of, for example, five-star-shaped object in AutoCAD?
Example of the draft angle:
Why it does not forming a solid when I already set the mode into solid?
Also, how to remove the grid display when lofting?
Could someone plse point me towards some 3D people for 2013?
Thanks a bunch.
I'm trying to understand extrusion to 3D solids better.
This started when I drew a joined, closed 3dpolyline and found it wouldn't extrude (the shape titled 3D POLYLINES 4 sides joined, in the...
So, I have snap on, and Im drawing as usual. At some point I want to mirror something:
-select object, done, enter,
-select two dots of the axis
in this phase, where I'm supposed to...
I'm using AutoCAD 2011, is there a way to have the all the line drawings that are generated in model space put onto a flat surface without having to rotate and move them individually?
I have a 3D model from a floor of a building, with 20 rooms on this floor. I have 3D blocks inserted as furniture for each of the rooms and want to create elevations from inside these rooms...
I use Autocad 2008 for all my needs, even 3D solids modeling work. My computer is an HP Compaq dc6700 convertible desktop running Windows 7, 32bit with 4GB of RAM. While working on a large 3D model...
I am using AutoCAD 2013
and I am a beginner.
I need your help!
My solid model is imported from IGES file format.
I'd like to make a plane at specified location (perpendicular from the...
I am pretty new in autocad, but I've been using 3d studio for years and I have some terrible issues about rendering that are driving me nuts..
how can i have a preview of the ...
I am using AutoCAD R14. I need to create a solid which is sort of wedge shaped. But the top surface twists (like a propeller blade). So it is not in any one plane. Also, that surface...
This is a very old project and even with more knowledge in 3D, still unable to do it. I have a stool with incline legs using the LOFT command (Extrude with Path can also do it). Now I need...
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I create a helix, two turns, base diameter = top diameter = 3, helix height (each turn) = 2.
Why when I look it from the top view, its shape is not a perfect circle?
Should it be a perfect...
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