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Lin2Cyl - bulk conversion of lines to 3D cylinders.

A - answer With the freeware utility Lin2Cyl and its command Lin2Cyl you can convert any selected line segments to 3D cylinders. Each segment will be converted to a cylinder oriented in space with a uniform specified radius and with cylinder bases at the end points of the original line segment.

The command Cur2Cyl available in the same utility also convert selected curves (polyline, spline, circle, ellipse, helix) to 3D tubes with a given radius/diameter.

Both commands can be obtained by loading the file Lin2Cyl.vlx, which can be downloaded from Download. Use APPLOAD to load the file into your AutoCAD.

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