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AutoCAD 2000 3D FAQ
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:(i want drawing What I like attachments, My problem is that my body should be in a volume, in other words Should be selected with a click all my objects, how i cant create in one...
Has anyone had success using AutoCAD's CHAMFER>ANGLE command to chamfer in 3D? Distance/Distance works fine, but I haven't yet figured out how to use the chamfer tool to put a 30 degree chamfer on a...
I've got a problem. I have a 3D logo I've created for Back to the Future. All was well until yesterday. Something has gotten screwed up, and now I cannot for the life of me get AutoCAD to export...
I was trying to desing a solid planar inductor.
I first created my own layer with thickness 0.50 mm. Later I created a planar inductor with helix command but i gave only base radius and...
I am very interested in using the FeatureElevsFromSurf Command in an existing AutoLISP. The Lisp I have created runs through a series of approximately 1,000 PolyLInes which are used to cut...
I want to know how can i extrude/cut a text with an angle until another face, extruding like a pyramid. Something like this: http://pballew.net/frustum.bmp
With the text starting in the bigger face...
I'm creating a section but it doesn't cut through all of the visible objects.
In particular one created using loft - and another just a polyline extruded ?
How do you extract a high quality 3D wireframe drawing, hidden internal lines
My lines are coming out jittery
Can't find any option for "Reflection Map" in the material editor (CAD 2013). Have they ripped this feature altogether? It used to be there in 2009 :o
This might be a noob question, but then again I am a noob and this is the noob section :D
I would like to hide my dimlin lines for rendering output. I have googled,...
I've created 3 parallel lofts, I want to make them into a solid - is this possible ?
If so how ?
I understand the left / right top etc views - or 'standard' views .... but how do you view your design from 'eye level' at a give point ?
Also - is there a way to save these...
Is there such a thing as a block library like in sketchup - just something with generic 3D trees / chairs / people ??
Thank you in advance.
As I work on mainly 2d landscape plans I have limited skills in the 3d world. However some projects require it. So question:
How do I subtract objects and keep both left over parts? I.e. I have...
I have a frustrating issue and do not know how to overcome.
I produce a 3d part by drawing a 2d shape and extrude to desired thickness. I remove intersecting parts making penetrations...
I'm using AutoCAD 2012. You will have to bear with me as I'm normally a 2D user.
I would like to create a 3D mesh from a set of levels I have drawn. Basically its like when you have a Topo...
Stupid question I know, but how do you copy from one drawing with a base point into another drawing.
There used to be an option on the right click menu but it's not there any more.
Please need your opinions about 3d drawing metods origami paper models. As you know models make with paper so I think that is better to use surfaces and then thick them and fold (how?). I tried also...
Hi all, I'm trying to render materials over a bunch of solids but wihtout result. Could you advise what I'm doing wrong? Thanks
im using autocad 2009 and im in the proscess of modeling a car. just now i tried to do some more work on it and there are no toolbars. very weird. cant right click either.all i can see is my 4...
When I render I'm just getting a black screen in the dialogue box.
What and I doing wrong ?
Please how can quickly fill solid surfaces with color-pattern? Tnx
I've hit a problem with AutoCAD which is making it unusable :( I've modelled the tail fin of a glider by lofting five or six cross-sections together - AutoCAD had a really hard time...
I'm not new to AutoCAD but I am new to rendering HQ images with graphics.
I am creating a trade show design and need to put the customer's graphics on the face of it... but I am failing miserably....
Just wondering if there is a way to change the background color in the render window. Most of what I render is usually black in color and hard to see. Thanks
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