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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
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    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
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  1. Question Problems Rendering

    Hi! I'm having trouble rendering my model. When I try to render, a message comes up saying "Unable to create an output file. Make sure the destination directory is writable and that the disk is...

    Started by pepe_c‎, 18th Apr 2014 01:26 pm
    full disk, output file, rendering
    • Replies: 1
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    18th Apr 2014 05:01 pm Go to last post
  2. Nut Head in 3d

    I am new to Autocad 3d and trying to draw a Nut Head. I am trying to use the subtract tool but get the following message:- 2 selected surfaces were ignored. Surfaces cannot be subtracted from...

    Started by fitzj‎, 17th Apr 2014 01:33 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    17th Apr 2014 02:48 pm Go to last post
  3. Smile 2D and 3D practice drawings for autocad with all dimentions

    you can find downloadable pdf containing more than 70 designs in pdf form from here www.sourcecad.blogspot.com

    Started by sourcecad‎, 16th Apr 2014 09:09 pm
    autocad, practice drawings
    • Replies: 3
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    17th Apr 2014 12:54 am Go to last post
  4. Help! 3D model not watertight / converting surface to solid / terrain modeling

    Hi all, I am having urgent trouble with a project involving 3d modeling of terrain. This is a graduate-level project requiring ArcMap and Star-CCM+ software as well, which I am capable in, so I...

    Started by zjkaufman‎, 15th Apr 2014 09:40 pm
    3d model, solid, surface, terrain, watertight
    • Replies: 0
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    15th Apr 2014 09:40 pm Go to last post
  5. Place textures in Autcad 2014

    Hi. I've downloaded some free textures, where can i place in Autocad 2014 to apeer in Materials Browser/Library? Thanks.

    Started by Casusa‎, 14th Apr 2014 11:59 am
    • Replies: 4
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    15th Apr 2014 04:06 pm Go to last post
  6. Moved: Move a block with script

    Started by Adam Parker‎, 24th Feb 2014 03:15 am
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    15th Apr 2014 06:14 am Go to last post
  7. PROBLEM!!! Cutting Profile in Beam

    Hi all, i'm newbie need help to solve my problem... i have 3d drawing beam with cutting profile buat i'm desperate to figure out how the way to make cover plate for cutting profile that i made,...

    Started by omelet‎, 13th Feb 2014 10:45 pm
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    15th Apr 2014 05:52 am Go to last post
  8. Gantry Crane 3D Model

    Hi All, I'm looking for a 3D Model of a Gantry Crane. I'm building a conceptual model for a construction project and I have no details but need to show something. Does anybody have...

    Started by kwrightMTC‎, 10th Aug 2012 11:00 am
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    11th Apr 2014 10:22 pm Go to last post
  9. Elevating surface and reducing vertex in polylines

    Hi, I have a problem with polylines vertex number. I need to make 3d surface, but autocad crashes for huge amount of vertex points in polyline. So, is there any way to reduce that count of...

    Started by Bara‎, 9th Apr 2014 06:18 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    10th Apr 2014 12:38 pm Go to last post
  10. I've to make this shutter or where can i find one

    Hi. I've to make this shutter or where can i find one like this: ...

    Started by Casusa‎, 7th Apr 2014 12:51 pm
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    • Replies: 14
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    8th Apr 2014 04:57 pm Go to last post
  11. How to draw drill bit for door eye hole.

    Dear all. I want to draw a drill bit for making hole in wooden door for installation of door eye. Kindly help.

    Started by humaironline‎, 8th Apr 2014 06:38 am
    • Replies: 2
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    8th Apr 2014 09:56 am Go to last post
  12. Best way to produce a tiles roof with multiplies verges.

    Hi there. wich way the best way to produce a tiles roof with multiple verges? Is doing first the multiple verges and then apply another thin layer above to give this last layer the tiles...

    Started by Casusa‎, 4th Apr 2014 12:25 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    7th Apr 2014 11:51 am Go to last post
  13. Need help representing a 3d chair model

    hey guys, i just registered but been visiting for a while now, for tips and casual references. i came across this chair model i need to represent in 3d, i have managed to make a 3dpoly as a path for...

    Started by nelinho‎, 5th Apr 2014 07:05 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    5th Apr 2014 09:35 pm Go to last post
  14. 3d house?

    My parent's are going to build a new house this summer. In my spare time I have been working with them on creating a layout for a house that they like. And hopefully meet their future needs. After...

    Started by swats‎, 25th Mar 2014 06:17 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    5th Apr 2014 02:49 pm Go to last post
  15. Question Need to extrude

    I need help extruding this. my teacher hasn't really gone over AutoCAD 3D much so bear with me. Im a junior in high school btw What i need to do is get everything extruded to look like a gate. ...

    Started by morales2597‎, 4th Apr 2014 03:07 am
    • Replies: 1
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    4th Apr 2014 09:54 am Go to last post
  16. Best program to apply materials and render

    Hi. Wich is the best program to apply materials and render a 3D project made in Autocad? Many thanks.

    Started by Casusa‎, 3rd Apr 2014 07:55 pm
    • Replies: 8
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    3rd Apr 2014 08:54 pm Go to last post
  17. 3d Trees

    i have been looking for realistic three dimensional trees that i can use in a 3d presentation if there is any one who can help it would be most appreciated. the models must be in Auotcad 2010 format...

    Started by sigaukedenn‎, 27th Mar 2014 04:28 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    31st Mar 2014 07:30 am Go to last post
  18. Unhappy How to Convert Polyface Mesh to Solid?

    I did a model in 3d studio max9. I would like to bring it to AutoCad to cut a sectional perspective. I have tried exporting my file as dxf and dwg, it came out as Polyface Mesh in AutoCad. There...

    Started by Kion_w‎, 12th Feb 2009 07:32 pm
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    30th Mar 2014 08:49 pm Go to last post
  19. General tips for speedy 3D

    I have a user that is viewing a small 3D drawing. She complains of poor performance and hangups. Running AutoCAD 2013 on Win7, Quadro K2000m, 16GB. I'm more it now than user of AutoCAD. Can...

    Started by Blam‎, 28th Mar 2014 05:04 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    30th Mar 2014 08:46 pm Go to last post
  20. AutoSolids Help Please

    Hello all, First time post, long time AutoCADer. I have been usingAutoCAD for many years along with AutoSolids. recently my computer crashed/virusand I had to wipe the hard drive and start over...

    Started by toygoose‎, 7th Jan 2012 06:55 pm
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    28th Mar 2014 07:07 pm Go to last post
  21. How would you model this basin.

    How would you go about modelling this basin. I can't do it the easy way as the reseller won't say who the manufacturer is and doesn't have CAD! I'm using vanilla AutoCAD 2011 or sketchup 8.

    Started by Glen1980‎, 27th Mar 2014 02:58 pm
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    28th Mar 2014 06:01 pm Go to last post
  22. Question Problem Converting Surface Model to Solid Model

    Hey All, I am working on a 3D model of a pool floor for a project that to be supported by walls. I have just started to use surface modelling and I thought I would give it a go using it,...

    Started by ADRowe‎, 5th Feb 2014 01:01 am
    • Replies: 7
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    27th Mar 2014 11:04 am Go to last post
  23. 3D Mechanical to Solidworks Conversion **Best Method**

    Hey Everyone I have to hire someone to create a Solidworks model from my CAD 3D Mechanical Model. What would be the best way to prepare for this in order to minimize his/her time and help...

    Started by VIC842‎, 26th Mar 2014 01:56 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    26th Mar 2014 11:22 pm Go to last post
  24. Gizmos: What am I missing??

    Well, I'm teaching myself autocad in 3D using 2014 and I can't seem to get this scale gizmo to work in any constraint apart from xyz. Not sure if its a bug or just plain ignorance but would really...

    Started by F_Jay‎, 25th Mar 2014 07:50 am
    • Replies: 3
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    26th Mar 2014 08:07 am Go to last post
  25. 3d conversion

    Hy all, i made 3d grid station on Dialux and after making i converted that drawing into Autocad 2010 and now i want to see my drawing with shades but it is not converting on shade bcoz i think after...

    Started by mateen‎, 24th Mar 2014 06:20 am
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 235
    25th Mar 2014 10:29 am Go to last post

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