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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. Unhappy Helical Truss

    How is everyone this glorious morning!!! Ok so im in a pickle. Having problems creating a helical truss/ shape. Ive managed to get a simple spline spiral. Which im still not 100 percent happy...

    Started by BMWiley‎, 10th Oct 2012 03:44 pm
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    12th Oct 2012 05:17 pm Go to last post
  2. 3d drawing help

    Hey I need some help with a 3d autocad drawing...the only thing to know about this is that it is in metric which is not labeled. Here is the drawing I am working on now and below that is my...

    Started by Njprince94‎, 12th Oct 2012 01:05 pm
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    12th Oct 2012 04:14 pm Go to last post
  3. Easy 3D face . . . but!

    Okay I can do it on anyting with straight lines, but how do you put a 3D face on something that isn't? Circles etc. Bone

    Started by bone‎, 22nd Sep 2006 09:32 pm
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    12th Oct 2012 10:51 am Go to last post
  4. Sweeping Problem

    I'm having a problem sweeping a curved object over a spline. The object will sweep over a straight line...but not on the spline. I keep getting "unable to sweep object(s)" in the command line. I...

    Started by rkruse‎, 13th Jul 2011 11:25 pm
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    11th Oct 2012 11:55 pm Go to last post
  5. how to Place a Sphere on top of a hollow cylinder/ cylinder's base touches sphere

    Hello! Imagine a basketball sitting on top of a pipe that is half the basketball's diameter: as a result, an inverted dome is comprised within the pipe. The intersection between the cylinder and the...

    Started by turboCAD‎, 11th Oct 2012 01:23 pm
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    11th Oct 2012 03:25 pm Go to last post
  6. Setup drawing direction in 3D, how to draw from an angle

    Hi, I would like to draw from the side, especially circles to extrude. see my pic below. my current view only allows to pull circles up etc. I don't want to rotate all the time. how to you set...

    Started by richarda2012‎, 6th Oct 2012 02:39 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    10th Oct 2012 04:24 pm Go to last post
  7. Trouble with Union..

    Help! I've only recently come back to using AutoCAD and might be missing something simple, but I have spent hours on this problem and now need serious help. I am trying to construct a 3D solid,...

    Started by Derek66‎, 4th Oct 2012 07:23 pm
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    9th Oct 2012 05:47 pm Go to last post
  8. Need Help Drawing This Shape in 3D AutoCAD

    I’ve haven’t done any 3D CAD for about 3-4 months now and I can’t seem to remember how to draw this shape I found on the internet. I'm trying to draw the section highlighted by the red circle. ...

    Started by Bobzy20‎, 21st Sep 2012 09:16 am
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  9. View from the light's perspective. Is it possible in Autocad?

    Is there any way to get a viewport to show the view of a spot light? This was possible in 3DStudio at one point, can it be done in Autocad? fyi I'm running Acad '13 right now. I'm trying to get...

    Started by silverrey‎, 5th Oct 2012 02:30 pm
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  10. X-ray / opacity creates small dots

    Hello I'm having a problem with a drawing I've been working on. When viewed with x-ray visual style on autocad 2012 the view used to smooth as if I were looking through glass. When I view the drawing...

    Started by Dswanson‎, 14th Aug 2012 07:13 pm
    dots, x-ray
    • Replies: 5
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    4th Oct 2012 02:45 pm Go to last post
  11. Advice on how to make simple through holes in 3D Modelling Space

    Hi, I have Autocad 2013. This is probably going to sound really stupid but I am having some problem trying to put simple through holes in a 3D drawing I am doing. I have a 2D drawing of a round...

    Started by Hatman‎, 4th Oct 2012 12:35 pm
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  12. Certain objects will not hide. Very confused

    I have drawn solid objects that are only 1/16" in thickness. When I do a hide or plot the drawing you can still see the objects behind. My view port is set to hidden. When I have objects with a large...

    Started by TR8519‎, 3rd Oct 2012 03:35 am
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    3rd Oct 2012 06:59 pm Go to last post
  13. 3D Modelling Query

    Good day to all! I've been using AutoCAD for years now and it is more on drafting utilizing 2D function only. Recently I transferred to another company which require me to use 3D Modelling of...

    Started by momo83‎, 24th Sep 2012 01:56 am
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    3rd Oct 2012 10:53 am Go to last post
  14. AutoCAD 2013 3D mock exam?

    Hi all, New to this. Just wondering is there a city and guilds mock exam for Autocad 3D. I have only ever used AutoCAD to draw in 2D and used Solidworks for 3D. I got a job interview and CAD test...

    Started by damingo‎, 30th Sep 2012 10:38 pm
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    2nd Oct 2012 01:55 am Go to last post
  15. 3D DXF drawing...need 2D dwg dwg???

    Hello, Hope I am putting this in the right place. I have a dxf file of a 3d model (cant attach as it exceeds the size limit) that I need to have put in a 2D dwg file. basically I need to...

    Started by sonnyamorales‎, 27th Sep 2012 06:45 pm
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    28th Sep 2012 07:21 pm Go to last post
  16. 1st time cad user question

    Can I make an object like the one I drew and then adjust the lengths of its various faces to whatever values I like? If so can you point me in the right direction please? Thanks

    Started by knattagh‎, 27th Sep 2012 04:34 am
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    27th Sep 2012 04:52 pm Go to last post
  17. horizontal and vertical curved 3d pipe

    I am new in 3d, and i would like to know how to draw this pipe as shown in this picture below. Kindly teach me to draw a 3d pipe with horizontal curve and vertical curve elements combined. Here are...

    Started by ton 3d‎, 12th Aug 2012 01:14 pm
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  18. Problem with second monitor -AutoCAD 2013 and Inventor 2013

    Inventor 2013 and AutoCAD 2013 installed on my computer. I recently added 2nd monitor. I have resolution 1920x1080 on first monitor (22") and I can not get recommended resolution 1920x1080 on...

    Started by Alexger‎, 26th Sep 2012 02:41 pm
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  19. Not going into polyline

    :unsure:Doing a complicated shape out of line's and arc's in 3D. Then tried to turn them into a polyline some parts joined and some didn't. I can't see a gap's were one line hasn't touch the other....

    Started by Mr guiff‎, 23rd Sep 2012 04:05 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    25th Sep 2012 07:31 pm Go to last post
  20. Changing the profile of an extrusion

    I understand how the current extrusion command works - You have a 2D polyline profile and you apply the extrusion command to that, getting your 3D shape. However, I have a drawing full of...

    Started by Dan Kitchens‎, 25th Sep 2012 01:07 am
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    25th Sep 2012 06:46 pm Go to last post
  21. How to read 3DSolid in DXF files

    Hi When i do for example a cilinder and save like DXF, appears: 3DSOLID And a code that i want to decode, Can somebody help me? Where can i find the description 0

    Started by josefo‎, 6th May 2009 04:45 am
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    25th Sep 2012 10:04 am Go to last post
  22. Creating Square-to-Round ductwork

    Alright, I'm trying to make a section of ductwork that is a transition from 12x8 square to 8 dia round. I've tried all kinds of methods, but nothing has really gotten me an accurate, realistic model....

    Started by blood86x‎, 28th Jan 2007 10:26 pm
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    25th Sep 2012 12:20 am Go to last post
  23. AutoCAD 2012 ViewBase command

    Credit JDM for bringing this command to my attention a while back. Just got around to experimenting with it. VIEWBASE works only in a layout. It does not create blocks like the SectionPlane and...

    Started by ReMark‎, 7th Dec 2011 06:54 pm
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    25th Sep 2012 12:09 am Go to last post
  24. 3D curve like Jagger shape after using "HI" command

    Would like to ask how to solve the Jagger curve issue after using 2D/3D hidden command "HI" in Autocad. By the way I am using Autocad 2011 version. Below is my attached dwg files: Original dwg...

    Started by jjlew_jjlew‎, 23rd Sep 2012 04:17 pm
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    24th Sep 2012 11:03 am Go to last post
  25. Smile Intersecting Tubes

    I have two 3D extruded sections of square tube where the corners are filleted to give a radiused effect. The two tubes intersect each other. This means that the if I look down the centre of one tube...

    Started by piewie‎, 22nd Sep 2012 01:27 pm
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    22nd Sep 2012 02:38 pm Go to last post

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