1 Type MESHEXTRUDE at the command prompt Command MESHEXTRUDE Adjacent extruded

1 type meshextrude at the command prompt command

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1. Type MESHEXTRUDE at the command prompt. Command: _ MESHEXTRUDE Adjacent extruded faces set to: Join Select mesh face(s) to extrude or [Setting]: pick object(s) Select mesh face(s) to extrude or [Setting]: Specify height of extrusion or [Direction/Path/ Taper angle] <0.5000>: 1 Selected mesh face Extruded mesh face
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Meshsplit Splits a mesh face into 2 faces. 1. Type MESHSPLIT at the command prompt. Command: _ MESHSPLIT Select a mesh face to split: (pick object) Specify first split point on face edge or [Vertex]: MID of Specify second split point on face edge or [Vertex]: MID of MIDpoint MIDpoint
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Mergeface Merges adjacent faces into a single face. 1. Type MESHMERGE at the command prompt. Command: _ MESHMERGE Select adjacent mesh faces to merge: (pick object) Select adjacent mesh faces to merge: (pick object) Select adjacent mesh faces to merge: press enter Selected mesh faces Resultant merge
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Meshcap (Close Hole) Creates a mesh face that connects open edges.. 1. Type MESHCAP at the command prompt. Command: _ MESHCAP Select connecting mesh edges to create a new mesh face: (pick objects) Select connecting mesh edges to create a new mesh face: press enter Mesh object before Selected mesh edges Closed “hole”
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AutoCAD 3D Tutorials Converting Meshes Converts objects to surfaces. Objects that can be converted to surfaces include the following: 2D solids, 3D solids, Regions, open, zero-width polylines with thickness, lines with thickness, arcs with thickness, mesh objects, planar 3D faces 1. Type CONVTOSURFACE at the command prompt. Command: CONVTOSURFACE Mesh conversion set to: Smooth and optimized. Select objects: pick object Select objects: press enter PLine with thickness New converted mesh Smooth options - 105 -
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AutoCAD 3D Tutorials
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- 106 - AutoCAD 3D – Chapter 11 Complex Surfaces
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11.1 Revolved Surfaces Regenerates a three-dimensional model with hidden lines 1. Type REVSURF at the command prompt. Command: REVSURF Current wire frame density: SURFTAB1=6 SURFTAB2=6 Select object to revolve: pick path curve Select object that defines the axis of revolution: pick line Specify start angle <0>: enter Specify included angle (+=ccw, -=cw) <360>: enter - 107 -
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- 108 - 11.2 Surftab Variables Sets the number of tabulations for both directions to be generated for RULESURF and TABSURF. Also sets the mesh density in ROTATE3D the M direction for REVSURF and EDGESURF commands. 1. 2. Type Type Surftab1 at the command prompt. Command: SURFTAB1 Enter new value for SURFTAB1 <6>: 30 Surftab2 at the command prompt. Command: SURFTAB2 Enter new value for SURFTAB2 <6>: 30 3. Type Revsurf at the command prompt. Command: REVSURF Current wire frame density: SURFTAB1=30 SURFTAB2=30 Select object to revolve: pick path curve Select object that defines the axis of revolution: pick line Specify start angle <0>: enter Specify included angle (+=ccw, -=cw) <360>: press enter
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11.3 Tabulated Surfaces 1. Type TABSURF at the command prompt.
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