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

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Editing solids and surfaces

Here are the commands to edit solids and surfaces, namely, changing parameters with the PROPERTIES and QUICKPROPERTIES palettes and the SOLIDEDIT command with several useful options.

Changing parameters

After a solid or surface creation, it's very easy to change its parameters with the PROPERTIES or QUICKPROPERTIES palettes.

The PROPERTIES command

The PROPERTIES command (alias Ctrl + 1), one of the most used in AutoCAD, is also excellent for modifying the parameters that define solids or surfaces. The command displays a floating palette that can be always visible and that displays the parameters and properties of the selected object.

Selecting a solid, there are three panels related to 3D, namely, 3D Visualization,

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