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Swwep 3D into Sketup

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I am Using AutoCad 2009 and Sketchup Pro 7

I have created a solid spiral in AutoCad using helix

command followed by the sweep command.

But when i import this drawing into Sketchup all

the solids transfer ok apart from the solid spirals

which are not transfered.


Can anyone help


Many Thanks



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alreeet Roddy.... i would just export the helix as a line into sketchup and use the 'follow me command' to turn this into a solid.

Alternatively you can just draw the full helix in sketchup there are many tutorials on line how to do this OR type HELIX in 3D warehouse :D

Exporting 3d models into sketchup directly from autocad doesn't always come in very well.



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Thanks jbullseye74 & f700es

probably go with bringing in helix from AutoCad

draw a block in sketch and extrude around helix path

if that is possible in sketchup when using the follow me command, i shall investigate

Thanks again

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