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AutoCAD 2000 3D FAQ
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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...
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...
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'...
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
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...
Please provide some solutions to remove this noise,I`ve lost myself in different setting without result... :ouch:
could someone please help me out as how to design a 3d bed(periodic style) for my project ? I am using Autocad 2010 :)
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
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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...
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...
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.
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...
If I draw a polyline and then extrude I get a grid/or mesh instead of the basic outline... see attached...how do I turn this off?
Thanks in advacne
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.
It does not look like autocad 2014 for Mac allows to import anything besides ACIS. I've got 2 public STEP files to import but can't seem to figure out how to convert to DWG or ACIS, there is no good...
I'm trying to imprint on say 4 sides of a cube, anyway my problem is exploding text so I can extrude and thus imprint... I'm using express tools explode text command and it really butchers the text...
Hi Guys (and Gals), I have produced a hollow cone which needs to have a rectangular cutout in it. I have tried PUSHPULL and SLICE, but neither of these commands work. Can you assist with the...
I am missing my View Cube. I see the View Cube in Viewport Tool Ribbon, and it is selected, yet I have no View Cube?
How do I get it back?
My PC is as follows,
AMD FX8350 8 Core 4Ghz Black Ed CPU
8Gb RAM (1333)
SAPPHIRE R9 270X 4GB GDDR5
I brought home from work a small unit drawing to draw in 3d as we only use lt at work. I...
I have AutoCAD Mechanical 2015.
I just want to draw angle iron in 3D 61" long, with .5" sides 1/8" thick in a traiangle pattern. Basically, 3 pieces of angle iron welded together to form a...
I have no idea how to draw a 3d object- leg for table so I need help. The object is shown in the picture and attached to the DWG file. Does anyone have an idea how to draw this leg, upper part of leg...
In attached drawing how do I show the red block in the view port without
putting the white block on a hidden layer? In other words I want a front
view that only showing red block looking at the...
can't find on the web and no time to make one myself.
I know this is a simple task... or at least should be. I recall something about "history" but can't find an answer.
I have a 3D model on my screen and if I zoom in a lot is disappears, using the arrow to go back does not bring it back neither does zoom extents. My drawing is acting odd and I have...
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