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    Question How to fold and unfold in 3D

    Here is my problem.
    I work for a railing company, and I'm trying to draw up a Fancy spiral Staircase ( I'd show you an example but they wont let me link it because I'm still new.)

    Is it possible to draw the gut section of the railing on a flat plane, and then have it curved along an arc or the radius of the stairs? I'm not sure how I can accomplish this and would greatly appreciate help.


    Thanks.

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    Hello,

    I would be interested too about folding option of autocad in 3d mode, example if you draw housewall every 4 walls to one continuous part, so how can i fold it to 4 wall square in 3d


    *little explanation why this needs to done
    ( making industry drawings so one wall needs to be bit longer and go little bit top of otherside wall, so i can spotweld them to onepiece )

    English not so good and hard to explain but hopefully you guys get it,

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    You need an add-on program or Inventor. Plain AutoCAD does not include options to fold/unfold.
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    Thank you, that was quick answer

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    Quote Originally Posted by petteri View Post
    Thank you, that was quick answer
    You're welcomed.

    Here is a link to an add-on program to AutoCAD if you are dealing with sheet metal. I don't use it so I cannot really tell you how good the program might be or how it functions.

    http://www.litio3d.com.ar/newv2-0.htm
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