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Table of Contents
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All rights reserved

1.0 Inputting Coordinates In 3D
1.1 The 3D Axis
1.2 Point Filters
1.3 2D Tools With 3D Functions
1.4 Additional 3D Modifying Tools
1.4.1 3D Array
1.4.1.1 Rectangular
1.4.1.2 Polar
1.4.2 3D Mirror
1.4.3 3D Rotate
1.4.4 3D Polyline
1.4.4.1 Advantages Of 3D Polyline Vs. 2D Polyline
1.4.4.2 Using A 3D Polyline

2 The 3D World
2.1 Introduction To 3D
2.2 Mechanical 3D Wireframe Lab
2.2.1 Setting Up Viewports
2.2.2 Using Modify Tools
2.2.3 Mirroring 2D Elements In 3D
2.2.4 Using UCS To Draw 2D Lines In 3D
2.2.5 Drawing Additional Lines In 3D
2.2.6 Using A Title Block In Paper Space
2.3 Architectural 3D Wireframe Lab
2.3.1 Setting Up Drawing For Architectural
2.3.2 Grouping And Copying Wall Elements In 3D
2.3.3 Moving 3D Walls To Create A Staircase
2.3.4 Grouping Staircase With Object Grouping
2.3.5 Placing Model On A Title Block In Paper Space
3.1.1 Step 1 Architectural

3 Working With Surfaces
3.1 2D Regions Lab
3.1.2 Step 2 Mechanical
3.1.3 Step 3 Boolean Operations On 2D Arch. Regions
3.1.4 Step 4 Boolean Operations On 2D Mech. Regions
3.1.5 Step 5 Boolean-Union On 2D Arch. Regions
3.1.6 Step 6 Boolean-Union On 2D Mech. Regions
3.1.7 Step 7 Boolean-Intersect On 2D Arch. Regions
3.1.8 Step 8 Boolean-Intersect On 2D Mech. Regions
3.2 Variable For Using 2D Regions
3.3 Introduction To Surfaces
3.3.1 Primitive Surfaces
3.3.2 Creating Tabulated Surfaces With SURFTAB
3.4 3D Face
3.4.1 Using 3D Face Command
3.4.2 Using Region To Create Complex Surfaces
3.4.3 Using Ruled Surface Command
3.5 3D Edge
3.6 3D Mesh
3.7 Revolved Surfaces
3.8 Tabulated Surfaces
3.9 Ruled Surfaces
3.10 Edged Surfaces
3.11 Editing Surfaces

4 Working With Solids
4.1 Solid Primitives
4.2 Solid Variables
4.3 Primitives And Boolean Operations
4.4 Creating Rounds In 3D Solids
4.5 Creating Slices In 3D Solids
4.6 Creating Solids With The 3D INTERFERE Tool
4.7 Creating A 3D Layout Using SETUP VIEW Tool
4.8 Creating A 2D Profile With SETUP DRAWING Tool
4.9 Creating A 2D Profile With SETUP PROFILE Tool

5 3D Labs
5.1 3D Lab Setup
5.1.1 Creating A 3D Prototype File
5.1.1.1 Saving Predefined Views
5.1.1.2 Creating & Saving Viewport Templates
5.1.2 Customizing Tool Bars
5.2 Mechanical Lab
5.2.1 Creating 2D Profile
5.2.2 Creating Regions
5.2.3 Extrusion Command
5.2.4 Placing Cylinders In A 3D Model
5.2.5 Using Union & Subtract To Create Holes
5.2.6 Creating Layers
5.2.7 Creating A 3D Hanger
5.2.8 Creating Holes
5.2.9 Creating Fasteners
5.2.10 Layout
5.2.10.1 Laying Out 3D Viewports In Paper Space
5.2.10.2 Manipulating Viewports In Paper Space
5.3 Architectural Lab
5.3.1 Extruding 2D Exterior Wall Regions
5.3.2 Creating 2D Interior Wall Regions
5.3.3 Extruding 2D Interior Wall Regions
5.3.4 Creating A 2D Profile From Existing 3D Elements
5.3.5 Using A 2D Profiles To Create Windows
5.3.6 Setting Up Layout

6 Importing/Exporting 3D Files
6.1 Importing Files
6.2 Saving A File To An R12/LT2 Drawing Format
6.3 Export To BMP
6.4 Export To ACIS
6.4.1 Exporting & Importing
6.4.2 Scenario For Using ACIS Format
6.5 Export To STL
6.6 Export To 3D Studio
6.7 Export To DWF

7 Using The 3D Model
7.1 Rendering Tools
7.2 Lighting Controls
7.3 Rendering Preferences Dialog Box
7.3.1 Rendering Procedures
7.3.2 Options & Tools
7.4 Applying Materials
7.5 Saving Rendered Images
7.5.1 Destination Options
7.5.2 Inserting Image Files Into A Rendering

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