+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 ... LastLast
Threads 1 to 25 of 84

Forum: AutoCAD 3D Modelling & Rendering

Solid and surface modelling, UCS, cameras, lighting, materials, rendering and animation. Share your woes or experience here.

  1. Poll Sticky Thread Sticky: Poll: 3D FAQ

    Please read this first, yes it is long :lol: . I need to fix the formating :oops: AutoCAD 2000 3D FAQ This FAQ answers the following questions: Q1: How do I speed up 3D redraws in...

    Started by Mr T‎, 4th Oct 2004 05:07 pm
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 28,681
    18th Jan 2012 07:47 am Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Guidelines for Posting New Threads - *PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING*

    Posted below are some simple guidelines to follow when creating a new thread here in the 3D section. Before posting a new thread, take a few minutes and use the forum's "Search" function....

    Started by Cad64‎, 8th Jan 2009 03:32 am
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 12,957
    8th Jan 2009 03:32 am Go to last post
  1. Show Me Your Spline Model

    Do anyone mind to show me the 3D model that uses spline?

    Started by basty‎, Yesterday 09:34 pm
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 132
    Today 01:44 am Go to last post
  2. Modeling St Mary Axe Using Spline

    Can someone show me to create a 3D model of St Mary Axe using spline in AutoCAD? I know that it can be modeled by using revolve command.

    Started by basty‎, 2nd May 2015 12:09 am
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 404
    2nd May 2015 11:51 pm Go to last post
  3. 'Light' model

    We produce component manufacturing working drawings in 3D using AutoCAD. Sometimes we have to assemble many hundreds of different components to show a customer how a project will look, for example a...

    Started by jamami‎, 29th Apr 2015 08:29 pm
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 283
    2nd May 2015 04:12 pm Go to last post
  4. HELP! Cutting holes out of a 3d object

    Hi guys, I'm new to Autocad, about 3 days in. Please forgive my utter newbness! I have an enclosure (Retex Caja ABOX P33020115) and I want to cut some wholes into the casing to accommodate...

    Started by vincemickman‎, 20th Apr 2015 05:32 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 444
    2nd May 2015 07:55 am Go to last post
  5. Moved: add a rendering material to a multiview block

    Started by jlsfagan‎, 2nd May 2015 03:29 am
    • Replies: -
    • Views: -
    2nd May 2015 04:51 am Go to last post
  6. importing to Keyshot 5

    hi friends i am facing some problems while importing a file from autocad 2014 to keyshot 5 for rendering. my model consist of some sphere but when importing to keyshot the cylinders are not...

    Started by kayaan‎, 29th Apr 2015 01:04 pm
    import to keyshot
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 155
    1st May 2015 04:49 pm Go to last post
  7. Moved: 3d squiggly line autocad mep 2015

    Started by Jessica28‎, 30th Apr 2015 10:31 pm
    • Replies: -
    • Views: -
    30th Apr 2015 10:31 pm Go to last post
  8. How do I line up vertices?

    I'm doing a practice drawing and I ran into a situation where I need to line up vertices. I want to being the vertices on the left viewport to the same height as those vertices in the right...

    Started by prime333‎, 27th Apr 2015 05:43 pm
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 364
    29th Apr 2015 02:40 pm Go to last post
  9. Idea How to turn imported file into editable solid?

    Hi, I have a little experience in AutoCAD but I can't seem to find an answer for this. I've imported a .STP file and a .SLDPRT file into an existing document. I want to edit the files. i.e...

    Started by RGD‎, 25th Apr 2015 09:36 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 345
    27th Apr 2015 06:33 pm Go to last post
  10. Tedlar bag

    Does anyone have any idea how can I model a bag tedlar like this image? I need her to look pretty full of gas! With what I know of 3d modeling, I could not think of anything!

    Started by rodolfonobrega‎, 24th Apr 2015 12:31 pm
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 247
    25th Apr 2015 03:41 pm Go to last post
  11. Smile 3D Chamfer in pipe

    Hi All, Actually i want to ask about 3D chamfer, i have pipe with profile and want to make bevel in end profile with chamfer but it's seem not working to me. There's anyone can give me solution for...

    Started by omelet‎, 25th Apr 2015 10:30 am
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 207
    25th Apr 2015 02:00 pm Go to last post
  12. Question Cylinder full of plastic rings

    Hi, everybody, fine? I have one project to do, and in this projec i need several plastic rings made with the torus function in random position within a hollow cylinder! i tried to do this with...

    Started by rodolfonobrega‎, 13th Apr 2015 05:10 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 504
    24th Apr 2015 04:16 pm Go to last post
  13. Problem XREF'ing a DWG created in Plant 3D into Autocad 2016

    I'm trying to bring a piping model created in Plant 3D into my electrical model as an xref. However, when I do it I can only see the pumps and standard blocks that we have centrally that were created...

    Started by SAA84‎, 24th Apr 2015 11:23 am
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 156
    24th Apr 2015 01:13 pm Go to last post
  14. Surface area of a pipe using AutoCAD?

    I have a frustum with 2 ends having different diameters and I need to open the frustum, flatten it and then measure the total surface area in AutoCad. I know the formula for calculating area and...

    Started by qiao‎, 23rd Apr 2015 02:36 am
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 262
    24th Apr 2015 09:47 am Go to last post
  15. trim a sphere?

    I tried to trim a sphere, but no 3d command for such a thing. No "valid edge" to grab the sphere by? I placed a 3dpolyline "thru" the sphere but no go. I'm just getting into the 3d realm...

    Started by GISdude‎, 13th Apr 2015 10:43 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 532
    22nd Apr 2015 06:15 pm Go to last post
  16. Filleting a complex solid

    Hello, I have modelled a 3D car in AutoCAD; I have attached this file. I have been trying to fillet all of the edges to make it smooth, however I keep getting the error 'Failed to perform blend'...

    Started by stormhayward‎, 21st Apr 2015 01:19 pm
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 201
    22nd Apr 2015 07:51 am Go to last post
  17. create solide between 2 3dpolyline

    can any one guide me how to create solid between 2 3d polyline that represented a wall with different height and the bottom 3dpolyline not in one even thanks

    Started by motee-z‎, 20th Apr 2015 12:02 am
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 239
    20th Apr 2015 07:06 pm Go to last post
  18. Adding materials to a 3d object

    I too am one of those who are just fooling around with it to get back some of what I used to know. I once drew sprockets for a company a long time ago. found my AutoCAD I bought a few years ago at a...

    Started by Berzerker‎, 18th Apr 2015 08:16 pm
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 231
    18th Apr 2015 11:41 pm Go to last post
  19. Autocad 2016 render issue

    Hi Please provide some solutions to remove this noise,I`ve lost myself in different setting without result... :ouch:

    Started by tormax‎, 17th Apr 2015 07:56 pm
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 239
    18th Apr 2015 07:36 pm Go to last post
  20. how to make a 3D bed in autocad?

    could someone please help me out as how to design a 3d bed(periodic style) for my project ? I am using Autocad 2010 :)

    Started by aqueo‎, 15th Apr 2015 05:56 pm
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 789
    18th Apr 2015 01:49 am Go to last post
  21. Erase the hole

    Q1: how can i remove or delete the hole that i have already union objects into one? any others command related to this problem.. see attachmnt below .

    Started by Mark_Anif‎, 10th Apr 2015 04:20 am
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 461
    16th Apr 2015 09:07 pm Go to last post
  22. Sky illumination

    Hi Ladies & Gents I have a long standing issue that has always bugged me, when im creating renders using the sky illumination i find that the setting always resets to off when i switch to my view...

    Started by FazBear‎, 14th Apr 2015 10:05 am
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 219
    16th Apr 2015 01:40 pm Go to last post
  23. convert cloud of points or mesh into surface

    Hello, I am using Matlab to create a surface I import into Autocad Mechanical 2015. Matlab uses a library to convert a matrix into a .dxf 3D surface. Depending on...

    Started by fdefrance‎, 8th Apr 2015 01:18 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 470
    16th Apr 2015 01:36 pm Go to last post
  24. Unhappy Unable to put any more holes in solid.

    Here I have a flanged Alclad Plate I developed in AutoCAD2015 Trial, I since ran it through CorelCAD 2015 because I ran out of trial time. I have to sort it out to get more time. The problem...

    Started by AerospaceDesk‎, 4th Apr 2015 03:50 am
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 1,038
    15th Apr 2015 02:07 am Go to last post
  25. Visual Style and Shade plot settings for view ports

    What is the best Visual style settings and Shade plot settings to hide isolines and make a drawings look like traditional 2D CAD drawings. I usually have view ports in which I need have the...

    Started by muck‎, 9th Apr 2015 05:22 pm
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 222
    10th Apr 2015 01:25 pm Go to last post

Thread Display Options

Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.

Allows you to choose the data by which the thread list will be sorted.

Order threads in...

Note: when sorting by date, 'descending order' will show the newest results first.

Icon Legend

Contains unread posts
Contains unread posts
Contains no unread posts
Contains no unread posts
More than 15 replies or 250 views
Hot thread with unread posts
More than 15 replies or 250 views
Hot thread with no unread posts
Closed Thread
Thread is closed
Thread Contains a Message Written By You
You have posted in this thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts