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How to convert 3D polylines to 3D surfaces?

A - answer You can use the SURFPATCH command to convert a closed 3D polyline to a surface patch (3D surface).

The command option _Curves and selection of the boundary control curve will create a patch surface associative to this curve. With its properties you can set the density of displayed isolines and control other parameters of the boundary patch.

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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD 2012 · AutoCAD 2011 ·

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