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Why the MESHSPIN command complains about the object type?

A - answer The function "Spin Triangle Face" (MESHSPIN) works only with 3D objects of the type Mesh, composed from triangular faces. In these neighbouring faces you can swap their common edge.

On a meshed regular object composed from quad faces you can use the command MESHSPLIT with the Vertex option to create triangular faces.

Original mesh

Original mesh

Split face

Split face

Selection for spin

Selection for spin

Swapped face

Swapped face of the mesh

The MeshSpin function is intended mainly for irregular objects, to solve boundary shapes.

ACAD2011
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14.3.2011    3490×  
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applies to: AutoCAD 2011 ·

See also:
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