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Get Your 3D on with PressPull - add/subtract material from 3D models with PressPull command, taper extruded model in AutoCAD, Lynn Allen, YouTube, May 11, 2014

Set Sun and Sky in Camera View - turn on sun status, adjust 'sky background and illumination' option to add light, define camera settings located in AutoCAD view manager, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Apr 29, 2013

Basic 3D Object Tools for Every User - union, subtract, intersect commands, slice, 'extrude faces' tools for editing 3D objects in AutoCAD, Chris Alexander, AUGI Library, Apr 2, 2013

AutoCAD 3D Tutorial: SWEEP Command - You Tube, Dec 16, 2012

Use Spherical Coordinates in 3D AutoCAD Drawings - 3 parts of coordinate: distance, angle, second angle, Ellen Finkelstein, AutoCAD Tips Blog, Oct 4, 2012

Use Cylindrical Coordinates on 3D AutoCAD Drawings - 3 parts of coordinate: first distance, angle, second distance, Ellen Finkelstein, AutoCAD Tips Blog, Sep 9, 2012

AutoCAD Tip: Modeling a Curtain - create skeleton, use LOFT command, change control to normal to all cross sections, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, June 28, 2012

Automate the Creation of Details and Sections on a Layout - create section view, detail, use command options in AutoCAD, Ellen Finkelstein, AutoCAD Tips Blog, June 10, 2012

3D Enhancements in AutoCAD 2012 - chain command for surfaces, offset edge command for solid, push/pull extrusion for bounded objects, Brian Benton, Canadian Manufacturing, Mar 23, 2012

AutoCAD 3D Tips - working with UCS, using SWEEP command, drawing views, Kendred Cooper, Hagerman & Company, YouTube, Dec 6, 2011

Explicit Surfaces - defining, developing explicit surface in AutoCAD, Guillermo Melantoni, AutoCAD Exchange, Sep 2011

Solid Primitives: Drawing Box - BOX command in AutoCAD, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Sep 6, 2011

How do You See Your CAD Model While You Create It? - temporary orbit mode helps preview effect of command from any angle before applying it, Elvis Sverko, ASCENT Blog, Sep 2, 2011

Surface Modeling in AutoCAD - My AU 2010 Class - Pt 3 - Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh, June 3, 2011

How to Cut Out a Groove to Fit a Tongue in a 3D Model with the INTERFERE Command - AutoCAD tutorial, Ellen Finkelstein, AutoCAD Tips Blog, May 25, 2011

Surface Modeling in AutoCAD - My AU 2010 Class - Pt 2 - creating surface using network command, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh, May 8, 2011

Surface Modeling in AutoCAD - My AU 2010 Class, Pt 1 - learning about explicit surfaces, associative surfaces, direct manipulation, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh, May 2, 2011

Vector Editing and Sketching Between AutoCAD and Sketchbook Designer 2012 - key concept explaining with example of balcony with lighting fixture, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh, Apr 20, 2011

Learning Curve Tutorial: When You Need 2D Working Drawings, the Fastest, Most Accurate Approach is to Start in 3D - fastest way of producing 2D  drawings is to create them from 3D solid models, create top view of model, rename 2D views meaningfully, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, Feb 23, 2011

Trimming Surfaces in AutoCAD 2011 - powerful combination of surface trimming, surface associativity, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Dec 17, 2010

Creating Planar Surfaces in AutoCAD 2011 - 3D tutorial, includes creating surface from closed boundary, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Dec 15, 2010

Blending Surfaces in AutoCAD 2011  - creating blended surface that automatically updates as you modify the associated defining surfaces, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Dec 10, 2010

Offsetting Surfaces in AutoCAD 2011 - offset surface from existing surface, specify distance, direction, produce a solid in between, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Dec 8, 2010

Faking a Door with Material Texture - creating rendering material using image in AutoCAD, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Aug 4, 2010

3D Object Snaps in AutoCAD 2011 - 3DOSNAP command, drafting settings dialog box, 3DOSMODE system variable, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, July 30, 2010

Convert Point Clouds into Real Geometry in AutoCAD 2011 - shape extraction, installing point cloud shape extraction for AutoCAD plug-in, ribbon tab, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, July 30, 2010

Setting Up AutoCAD Sun Light is Easy - setting geographic location, position of sun, rendering, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, July 18, 2010

Defining AutoCAD Camera - creating model, setting up camera view, lighting, materials, rendering configurations, camera, configuring viewports, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, July 14, 2010

Editing 3D Models Using Grips - pressing SHIFT to position drawing, pressing CTRL to move mouse, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, June 30, 2010

Use Layers When Modeling in 3D - using layer controls, closing unnecessary layers, layer filtering option, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jun 22, 2010

Adjusting the Workspace to Better Suit 3D Modeling - adjusting view settings, changing grid settings, VPOINT command, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jun 3, 2010

Saving Your 3D Views in AutoCAD 2009 - using VIEWCUBE option, RIBBON arranges suitable commands, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jun 3, 2010

3D Perfected - Rodney Hall on 3D CAD and SolidWorks, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, May 27, 2010

Spline Methods in AutoCAD 2011 - drawing smooth NURBS, 3D surface modeling, Fit/CV methods, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, May 26, 2010

Video on Spline Freehand Posted - using in AutoCAD 2011, Guillermo Melantoni, YouTube, May 23, 2010

AutoCAD 2011 New Surface Commands for Trim, Fillet and Patch - SURFTRIM, SURFFILLET, SURFPATCH commands,  Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Apr 29, 2010

3D Modeling Workspace in AutoCAD 2011 - full set of AutoCAD's 3D tools are available from 3D Modeling interface, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Apr 15, 2010

3D Basics Workspace in AutoCAD 2011 - interface for 3D allows quick access to most used 3D commands, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Apr 14, 2010

AutoCAD: 3D Modeling Made Easy exclusive - understanding solid modeling, surface modeling, mesh modeling, 3D editing techniques, J Malitzke, Autodesk University 2009

AutoCAD: Beyond 3D - Tap the Power of Visualization Tools exclusive - navigating through 3D model, applying visual styles, using cameras, views, producing quick rendering, Guillermo Melantoni, Autodesk University 2009

Photo-Realistic Rendering Techniques in AutoCAD 3D exclusive - placing, controlling lights in AutoCAD, creating photometric lights, luminaire objects, controlling environment to create photo-realism, David Cohn, Autodesk University 2009

Design Visualization Techniques in AutoCAD 3D exclusive - using visual styles to control appearance of drawings, placing cameras to create, save views, David Cohn, Autodesk University 2009

What a Mesh! Tips and Best Practices for Working with Free-Form Design in AutoCAD exclusive - understanding subdivision surfaces, creating, manipulating smooth shapes, exchanging data for conceptual design with Revit, Inventor, Guillermo Melantoni, Autodesk University 2009

Create 3D Shapes with the 3D Command - creating table, objects on table using 3D commands in AutoCAD, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Feb 10, 2010

It's a 3D World After All: AutoCAD 2010 exclusive - user coordinate system, basic UCS manipulation, 2010 UI, developing objects for 3D work, basic 3D element creation, editing, new free-form 3D design, Alexander Wood, Autodesk University 2009

Back to Basics: Extrusion in AutoCAD Pt 5 - using grips to manipulate extruded object, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Nov 30, 2009

Back to Basics: Extrusion in AutoCAD Pt 4 - using rectangle as path entity, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Nov 21, 2009

Back to Basics: Extrusion in AutoCAD Pt 3 - creating reinforcement along diagonal between 2 pillars, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Nov 11, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 140 - creating 2D sections from 3D model using section plane tool, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Nov 3, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 139 - viewing materials on model, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Nov 2, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 138 - using 3DPRINT command for sending 3D model to printing service, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Oct 30, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 137 - removing excess material from rubber grip, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Oct 29, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 136 - converting mesh objects to solid objects, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Oct 28, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 135 - using 3D move gizmo to stretch one side of rubber grip, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Oct 21, 2009

Back to Basics: Extrusion in AutoCAD Pt 2 - using numerical input for extrusion, learning about in-canvas editing, extruding circle to get cylinder, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Oct 21, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 134 - using ViewCube, creating finger impressions, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Oct 20, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 133 - using sub object selection filters, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Oct 19, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 132 - refining mesh objects, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Oct 16, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 131 - using 3D gizmo to modify rubber grip, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Oct 15, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 130 - adding creases to selected subobjects, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Oct 13, 2009

Back to Basics: Extrusion in AutoCAD - using taper angle for converging extruded faces, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Oct 11, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 129 - changing smoothness level using quick properties, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Oct 5, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 129 - changing smoothness level using quick properties, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Oct 5, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 128 - viewing tessellation divisions in length, width, height, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Oct 2, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 127 - creating mesh box, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Sep 28, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 126 - exploring mesh primitive options dialog box, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Sep 23, 2009

Mesh Modeling 9: Using Constraints with the Gizmo in Editing Models - simplifying mesh editing in AutoCAD, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Sep 17, 2009

A Solid Modeling Application: Gasket Drawing - creating 3D model from technical drawing in AutoCAD, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Sep 15, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 125 - using 2D array tool for arraying object in XY plane, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Sep 9, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 124 - using interfere tool to check interference between air hockey paddle, cylinder, box objects, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Sep 8, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 122 - BOX command creates 3D solid box, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Sep 4, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 123 - modifying size, shape of 3D solid box using grips, properties palette, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Sep 7, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 121 - using MOVE command to move bottom plate of air hockey paddle, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Sep 3, 2009

Creating and Editing 3D Solid Models in AutoCAD 2009 - dynamic user coordinate system, using surfaces for 3D solid creation, solids editing to create composite solids using surface modeling commands, J Malitzke, Autodesk University 2008

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 120 - using Xray effect to look into 3D model, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Sep 2, 2009

Direct Manipulation in AutoCAD 2010 Solids - video, direct manipulating over sub objects in solids, Guillermo Melantoni, YouTube, Sep 2, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 119 - using Shell tool, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Sep 1, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 118 - editing 3D chamfer, fillet values, removing fillets, chamfers, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Aug 31, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 117 - using fillet tool for filleting 3D object, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Aug 28, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 116 - chamfering edges of 3D model using chamfer tool, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Aug 27, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 115 - moving, resizing sphere, checking sphere properties for correctness, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Aug 26, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 114 - editing primitive sub-objects within composite solid, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Aug 25, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 113 - using visual styles to view model, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Aug 24, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 112 - using Boolean tools to add/remove solid objects, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Aug 21, 2009

Mesh Modeling 5: Creating Tabulated Meshes with TABSURF Command - moving curve along direction vector in AutoCAD, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Aug 18, 2009

3D AutoCAD for All of Us! - 3D primitive creation using 3D creation tools, improved 3D viewing, manipulating tools in AutoCAD 2009, creating visual styles, J Malitzke, Autodesk University 2008

Mesh Modeling 4: Creating Mesh Surfaces From Edges (EDGESURF) - modeling shade with four posts in AutoCAD, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Aug 16, 2009

Mesh Modeling 3: Smoothing Mesh Models - using SMOOTHMESHMAXLEV system variable in AutoCAD 2010 for maximum smoothness, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Aug 12, 2009

3D Mesh Modeling 2: Get to Know Mesh Primitives - drawing primitives in AutoCAD 2010, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Aug 12, 2009

3D Mesh Modeling 1: Introduction to Mesh Modeling - constructing mesh object, smoothing, refining mesh models in AutoCAD 2010, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Aug 6, 2009

Draw a 3D Threaded Bolt - AutoCAD tutorial, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Aug 3, 2009

Coordinate Input in AutoCAD - using  VPOINT command to arrange view angle, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Aug 3, 2009

Conversion of a Mesh Into Faceted Optimized in AutoCAD 2010 - video, keep planar faces in solid, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Jul 29, 2009

Drawing a 3D Roof Using Profiles - using LINE, 3D FACE, EXTRUDE commands in AutoCAD, Gokalp Baykal, Daily AutoCAD, Jul 3, 2009

AutoCAD AND Revit? Yeah! - video, conceptual design with AutoCAD 2010, Revit, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Jun 28, 2009

Conversion from Mesh Into Solid (Pt 1) - using CONVTOSOLID command in AutoCAD, conditions for converting object into solid, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Jun 25, 2009

Drawing a Roof Using Surfaces - drawing ridged roof onto frame in AutoCAD, Gokalp Baykal, Daily AutoCAD, Jun 25, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 111 - modifying base radius of solid cone, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Jun 19, 2009

Mesh Split and Mesh Extrude - splitting, extruding faces in mesh in AutoCAD, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Jun 19, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 110 - using CONE command to create 3D cone, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Jun 18, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 109 - creating concentric cylinder, using SPHERE command to draw sphere at top of cylinder, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Jun 11, 2009

Creating a Smooth Mesh for a Building - video, creating smooth facade in AutoCAD 2010, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Jun 11, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 108 - adding radius, height for cylinder to quick properties list, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Jun 3, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 107 - entering specific values for key properties for changing size, shape of solid primitive, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Jun 5, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 106 - changing size, shape of solid cylinder using grip, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Jun 3, 2009

Where is Press Pull in AutoCAD 2010? - keyboard shortcut for extruding element from any enclosed boundary between lines, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, May 30, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 105 - drawing solid cylinder, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Jun 1, 2009

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 104 - activating 3D modeling workspace for designing air hockey paddle, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, May 29, 2009

Create a Mesh Solid Jar - AutoCAD 2010 tutorial, Ellen Finkelstein, CADdigest.com, May 26, 2009

Creation of a Mesh with an Edge Surface - creating tensile structure in AutoCAD 2010, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, May 25, 2009

Layers in the QAT in AutoCAD 2010 - customizing layer panel, video tutorial, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, May 21, 2009

3D Modeling 22: Creating a Surface from Two Curves. (RULESURF) - creating mesh surface in AutoCAD 2010, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, May 19, 2009

3D Modeling 23: Creating Revolved Meshes Using REVSURF - differentiating REVOLVE, REVSURF commands in AutoCAD 2010, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, May 20, 2009

AutoCAD: Convert a 3D Model into a 2D Drawing with Hidden Line - using FLATSHOT command, CAD Addict, May 18, 2009

Creasing a Mesh (Pt1) - creasing surface using MESHCREASE command in AutoCAD, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, May 17, 2009

Add Background Images to Your 3D Models - using 3D orbit tool for placing model correctly in AutoCAD, Bunyamin Katirci, Daily AutoCAD, May 7, 2009

Smooth Shapes with Mesh Modeling Starting with a Rectangle - video tutorial, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, May 5, 2009

Dimensioning 3D Models - adjusting UCS, placing dimensioning lines in AutoCAD, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Apr 30, 2009

Mesh Modeling Tutorial - download link, creating conceptual design of camera, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Apr 29, 2009

Video About Creasing - creasing with free-form design in AutoCAD, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Apr 28, 2009

3D Modeling 21: Creating Tabulated Meshes with TABSURF Command - creating roof from curvy line, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Apr 27, 2009

Let's Talk About Mesh (Pt 2) - locating Gizmo to center of selection, moving objects in opposite locations, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Apr 23, 2009

Video for AutoCAD Exchange About Symmetric Manipulations - using symmetry in mesh manipulation, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Apr 23, 2009

Draw 3D Walls with Polysolids - using existing objects in AutoCAD, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Mar 14, 2009

3D Modeling 14: Easy Way of Getting a Section From a 3D Model - using AutoCAD SECTION, FLATSHOT, MOVE commands, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Mar 23, 2009

Left Align Your Labels - set leader justification setting to false in Civil 3D, Crossing The Line with Civil 3D, Mar 11, 2009

Using 3DROTATE Command - AutoCAD 3D methods to rotate, Ahmet Odabas, Daily AutoCAD, Feb 11, 2009

AutoCAD Xclip XREF's in 3D Tips and tricks - delete, trim geometry outside boundary in Z direction, Jimmy Bergmark, JTB World Blog, Jan 6, 2009

The 3D Move Gizmo - grip tools to edit objects in 3D space, methods to activate it in AutoCAD, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Sep 24, 2008 

AutoCAD 2009 View Cube - new way to interact with 3D drawings, quick options to get various views like top, face, corner, edge, 3D orbit, L Sims, CommTech CAD Cafe, Sep 16, 2008

Take a Tour Around Your 3D Model by Using ANIPATH Command - moving camera around 3D model and creating animation in AutoCAD, Burak Ozdemir, Daily AutoCAD, Aug 29, 2008

Preparing an AutoCAD Drawing for 3D - considerations, layers, drawing methods, simple ways, creating surface boundaries, import options, more, Ian Ibbotson, CADTutor, Jul 1, 2008

Drawing a Simple 3D Circular Stairway - transforming stairs to 3D, moving stairs respectively one by one and getting result in easy steps, Murat Saraldı, Daily AutoCAD, June 19, 2008

Drawing a 3D U Shaped Stairway - considering architectural regulations, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, July 2, 2008

Drawing a Simple 3D Straight Stairway - replicate stair using COPY command, get any number of stairs, Murat Saraldı, Daily AutoCAD, June 18, 2008

Clear that 3D Clutter with Orbit - trick to view particular 3D object, CADTutor, June 2, 2008

Interactive Viewing of Objects in 3D With 3DORBIT Command - Eren Pala, Daily AutoCAD, May 26, 2008

Color Wheel - creating transparent fill pattern in Civil 3D, Scott McEachron, Civil 3D - Paving the Way,  May 21, 2008

Introduction to AutoCAD 3D - understanding UCS, WCS, changing viewpoint, drawing square, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, May 19, 2008

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Spotlight - tutorial demonstrates how to define the direction and location of a spotlight in an AutoCAD drawing, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 20, 2004

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Point Light - AutoCAD tutorial shows you how to install and change parameters of point lights, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 9, 2004

3D Mesh - AutoCAD tutorial demonstrates the creation of a 3D mesh, Jos van Doorn, CADdigest.com, July 19, 2004

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Ambient Light - demonstrates how to apply ambient light on a typical model, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, July 6, 2004

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Hanging Your Picture on a Wall - tutorial gives a simple solution to hanging a picture on the wall, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, May 10, 2004

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: DXB Files - tutorial shows how to install the DXB printer driver and create a 2D drawing from an existing 3D model, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, April 28, 2004

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Render Window - tutorial shows you how to enhance productivity using the Render Window, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, February 24, 2004

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Save Rendered Images - tutorial teaches you how to use the SAVEIMG and REPLAY commands, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, February 11, 2004

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Rendering Types - tutorial explains the effect of applying different rendering types on a typical 3D image, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, February 3, 2004

Railway Station: Building 3D Models Using AutoCAD and 3ds max - tutorial creates a 3D model from a real model, Jozef Zajac, CGarchitect, October 28, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Mass Properties - tutorial explores the MASSPROP command, which is used to extract information from a solid model, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, September 23, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Editing Solids, Part 10 - this final tutorial in the series explores how to use Shell, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, September 22, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Editing Solids, Part 9 - tutorial illustrates how to use Separate and Check, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, September 19, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Editing Solids, Part 8 - tutorial shows you how to use Imprint and Clean, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, September 17, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Editing Solids, Part 7 - tutorial explains how to use Copy Edges and Color Edges, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, September 16, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Editing Solids, Part 6 - tutorial explores how to use Copy Faces and Color Faces, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, September 15, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Editing Solids, Part 5 - tutorial explains how to use Taper Faces, Alireza Parsai, September 12, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Editing Solids, Part 4 - tutorial explains how to use Delete Faces and Rotate Faces, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, September 11, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Editing Solids, Part 3 - tutorial illustrates how to use Offset Faces, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, September 10, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Editing Solids, Part 2 - tutorial explains how to use the Move Faces option, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, September 9, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Editing Solids, Part 1  - tutorial explains how to use Extrude Faces, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, September 5, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Align - explores the ALIGN command, which enables you to do 3D rotation, displacement and scale at the same time and to align a model with another one, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, September 3, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Fillet and Chamfer - tutorial explores using FILLET and CHAMFER to create new surfaces on 3D solid objects, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, September 2, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Sections - tutorial explores the SECTIONS command, which enables you to create regions through 3D models, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 28, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Slice and Interfere - explores the functions of the SLICE command, which cuts a solid model with a spatial plane and the INTERFERE command, which can calculate the common volume of two solids and create a solid model based on the calculated volume, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 22, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Revolved Solids - tutorial shows you how to use the REVOLVE command to create 3D solids by revolving closed polylines, circles, ellipses, closed splines or regions about an axis in 3D space, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 21, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Extruded Solids - tutorial shows you how to create 3D solids by extruding closed polylines, circles, ellipses, closed splines or regions with the EXTRUDE command, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 20, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Boolean Operations - tutorial shows you how to use the Intersect, Subtract, and Union operations to create complex solid models out of primitives, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 19, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Primitive 3D Solids, Part 2 - the current tutorial shows you how to create the following primitives: cone, wedge and torus, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 15, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Primitive 3D Solids, Part 1 - tutorial shows you how to create primitives objects - a sphere, box and cylinder - which can then be combined with Boolean operations to create a more complex model, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 14, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Managing Regions - tutorial shows you how to use Boolean commands to create a complex region, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 13, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Creating Regions - tutorial explains how to use two commands capable of creating regions, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 12, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: 3D Modifying Commands - tutorial shows how to create 3D Arrays, rotate objects about 3D axes, and mirror objects with respect to any plane in 3D space, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 11, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Predefined Meshes - Some 3D geometrical shapes such as spheres, cubes, pyramids are available from a tiled menu, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 8, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Edge Surfaces - the EDGESURF command is one of the most powerful mesh creators in AutoCAD, capable of constructing a polygon mesh on four adjoining curves, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 7, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Revolved Surface - create a surface, based on the revolution of a curve about an axis, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 6, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Tabulated and Ruled Surfaces - TABSURF and RULESURF are two AutoCAD commands to create 3D meshes, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 5, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: 3D Faces - tutorial shows you how to create flat surfaces with 3 or 4 straight edges and how to fix the edge problems with the EDGE command, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, August 1, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Trim and Extend - in this tutorial you'll draw a 3D polyline and use TRIM and EXTEND in 3D space, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, July 31, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Wireframe Models, Part 3 - tutorial focuses on resolving OSnap problems in a 3D environment, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, July 30, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Wireframe Models, Part 2 - tutorial helps you build the Wireframe model of a tent, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, July 29, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Wireframe Models, Part 1 - tutorial illustrates how to build simple Wireframe models, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, July 28, 2003

 AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Thickness and Elevation - tutorial shows you how to draw a simple 3D table with the help of elevation and thickness, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, July 25, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Tiled Viewports - tutorial explores viewports, which enable you to view the models from different view points at the same time, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, July 23, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: 3D Views - tutorial offers a quick review of different methods for viewing 3D models, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, July 22, 2003

AutoCAD 2002 Web-Publishing Feature - tutorials show how to use the Publish-to-Web feature, which allows you to create HTML pages based on your drawings for presentation purposes, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, March 26, 2003

AutoCAD: Introduction to 3D Coordinates - introduction to designing in 3D, Ellen Finkelstein, Autodesk.com, March 25, 2003 (part 3 of 6)

AutoCAD: Introduction to 3D Objects - AutoCAD tutorial shows how to create simple 3D objects, Ellen Finkelstein, Autodesk.com, February 26, 2003 (part 2 of 6)

AutoCAD: Introduction to Concepts - AutoCAD tutorial covers the basic concepts and definitions of 3D, Ellen Finkelstein, Autodesk.com, February 25, 2003 (part 1 of 6)

AutoCAD to Bryce - tutorial shows how to export a model built in AutoCAD into Bryce, how to assign materials to the various components of a model and how to create a simple setting and render the resulting scene, David Watson, CADtutor, February 5, 2003

AutoCAD 2002 Tutorial: Create A Mirror-Like Material - Alireza Parsai, August 27, 2002

Architectural Photomontage Tutorials - how to combine real photographs and computer-generated graphics using AutoCAD and 3ds max, Stephen Leworthy

Basic 3D - viewing, moving in the Z direction, exercises, AutoCAD On-line Tutor

 
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