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AutoCAD 3D Tip - How to slice curved solid objects

autocad-2015-badge-128pxUsing the AutoCAD 3D Slice tool can sometime be a little tricky on square objects but on solid objects with curved faces, now that can be appear to be a real challenge, but it doesn't need to be, it just needs a slightly different approach, and when you know how, like most things, it's easy.

In this video you can learn how to how to slice curved solid objects to form separate objects in AutoCAD.

To do this we use the following techniques:
Changing the working plane, Extract Edges, Edges and the Slice tool options.

Slicing Curved Solids

After using this technique remember to return the working plane to 'normal' by setting the UCS settings back to WCS from the drop down menu under the view cube.

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