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Autodesk AutoCAD 2013 Practical 3D Drafting and Design by João Santos

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Creating solids and surfaces with different sections

Sometimes, we need to create some non-regularly shaped elements. The next command represents an easy way, and is also applied for the creation of terrains, curtains, and so on.

The LOFT command

The LOFT command (no alias) creates a solid or surface from the selection of two or more cross sections. If all sections are closed, the result is solid, unless the MOde option is set to Surface.

The LOFT command

The command shows the same information as in previous commands. It then asks for the objects that define the cross sections in the correct order. As sections are being selected, the lofted object is being previewed. ...

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