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Okay, this one is driving me nuts. The big object needs these cylindrical objects subtracted from it. As you can see, it's almost done. But this line of objects that are still out hovering in...
If I have a 3D object, say ball, how can I assign user tag and note property to this object? I want to assign first ball tag as Ball-101, and add note "bought from Amazon last Monday". assign second...
I am brand new to AutoCAD and could use some advice. Attempting to do a rendition of the Tower of Babel for an extra credit assignment. While I know what I currently have looks a little sloppy, I'm...
I heard it is possible to create a real time section/elevation of a 3d model. Similar to 'sectionplane' I am familiar with cutting section planes and created 2d blocks of 3d model. This is...
Can anyone please help me figure out how to Loft or otherwise create this 3d solid of a Bishop's Mitre Hat? It's Driving me crazy.
I recently installed AutoCAD 2015. I've noticed something weird. I opened a 3D solid model which was created in 2012 version, when I apply the SLICE command, sometimes the program...
I am trying to create helical threads based on this tutorial by JD Mather: http://home.pct.edu/~jmather/content/CAD238/AutoCAD%202007%20Tutorial%204.pdf
I have done this in the past successfully,...
need some help (obviously). I have drawn a helix and extruded it into a solid. It is now a curved helix panel. I want to retain the helix as a solid but made up of randomly intersected...
If I don't make sense I apologise, I don't really know how to describe what I need.
I have a house design from Revit into Autocad and I need to calculate the overall volume of it (the...
Hi i need some help to extrude a path with an angle and a curve. Dont know what to use. Thanks
I have AutoCAD 2005, When I switch 3 d views why doesn`t the UCS switch: plan view XY then to front view still XY which I think should be XZ??
I use AutoCAD 3D modeling for a few years know, but I can't seem to get this dome shape :?
i am trying to make a exaust pipe for a semi i am making in autocad 2006 and the pipe bends at the top. so i was wondering how can i bend a 3d cylinder/pipe?
Is there anybody knows how to trim excess ledge of two intersecting solids as the picture shows ( Attached and linked )
Thank you in advance..
Hey guys, I am currently using autocad 2008, I've created a shape and meshed a surface using rulesurf. I was just wondering if it can be converted into a solid object.
The File is attached
My grasp of auto cad(version 2004 here) is tenuous at best. I've attached two .dxf files. roof.dxf demonstrates what I am trying to create, roof panel 3d.dxf is what I actually need.
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I have CAD file (version Auto cad 2010) containing contours (closed & open polylines with elevations). want to convert it in to smooth surfaces. can anyone help me please?...
I have a complicated shape which discretized to many parts as polyline closed form similar to mesh. how can I convert this shape to "polygon mesh"?
i want to design bar bending for Bridge Pier please help me how to design in cad or any other software calculation
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I'm stuck on how to convert my model to a 3d solid, i have it as a mesh model in...
I am new in this forum....and desperate. I have to run some tricky simulations on a software named Comsol. However, Comsol use Parasolid and IGES files. If these are not solids, it has to...
I'm relatively new to CAD, self taught, for the purposes of drafting scaled drawings for my company and a few sets of extension plans for friends- so please excuse my limited knowledge, I've also...
How can I replace the default materials in all the design blocks (windows, doors, walls, etc) at the Design pallet in AutoCAD Architecure 2014?
I tried to overwrite the style properties by...
Wich is the best way to do in 3D a all around building sheet of steel like the attached image.
The plates are spaced 10 cm from the building
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