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2D views and sections of a 3D solid in AutoCAD.

A - answer 2D drawing documentation - projected views (top, side...) and sections of a 3D solid can be generated in AutoCAD with the standard commands SOLVIEW and SOLDRAW. The procedure is illustrated in a video on the CAD Studio's YouTube channel:

In higher versions of AutoCAD you can also generate documentation of 3D objects with the VIEWBASE command.

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7.3.2012    5621x  
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applies to: AutoCAD 2013 · AutoCAD 2012 · AutoCAD ·

See also:
Tip 4123:How to make standard 2D drawings from AutoCAD 3D solids?
Tip 1659:How to convert a hidden-line view into lines and polylines?

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