AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible

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Create 3D shapes with the 3D command

AutoCAD’s surfaces have evolved over the years. First, you could add thickness to 2D objects. I’m not sure when that happened (let me know if you do), but it was in the mid-1980s, perhaps around Release 2.6. This is still the only type of 3D objects that AutoCAD LT can create.

Later (again, I’m not […]

Carve a solid with a surface

One of the exciting new features of AutoCAD 2007 was to allow you to use the SLICE command to carve a solid with a surface. Previously, SLICE was limited to planes. Because you can create such interesting surfaces, you can now carve out solids to make solids that appear molded.

Follow these steps:

Create the […]