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

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Chapter 7. Editing Solids and Surfaces

An important part of any 3D project is combining solids and editing solids and surfaces. Among other useful commands, we can union, subtract, intersect, and cut 3D objects, as well as applying fillets and chamfers to objects edges. In this chapter, we present all the main commands for editing solids and surfaces.

The topics covered in this chapter are as follows:

  • Applying unions, subtractions, and intersections
  • Cutting and dividing 3D objects
  • Filleting and chamfering edges
  • Editing faces, edges, and volumes of solids
  • Creating copies and offsets from edges
  • Projecting objects onto 3D objects
  • Adding thickness to surfaces

Composite objects

Until now, we dealt with the creation of 3D objects. Now, let's see how to combine ...

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