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Modeling error: No solution for a vertex

A - answer When trying to shell or thicken a 3D model (surface), AutoCAD or Inventor displays an error - "Modeling failed: No solution for a vertex".

This problem occurs when there is no geometrical solution for the given solid - e.g. you are trying to offset a sphere surface towards its center, for more than the radius of the sphere. First solve/fix the shape of the original geometry or choose other parameters for the offset/shell/thicken.

In case of AutoCAD you can also try to move the 3D solid closer to the origin point 0,0,0 (addressing possible numerical instability).

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8.11.2010    7977×  
applies to: AutoCAD · Inventor ·

See also:
Tip 12532:Error when inserting standard part - Modeling: Failed to insert a part into assembly!
Tip 12330:Inventor reports the error "Failed to create folder" or "Error creating the lock file lockfile.lck"
Tip 12248:How to remove fillet or chamfer from a 3D solid?
Tip 11399:Inventor reports an error: The referenced document cannot be resolved
Tip 11387:How to edit large STL files in Fusion 360?

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