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AutoCAD Platform Customization: User Interface, AutoLISP, VBA, and Beyond by Lee Ambrosius

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Modeling in 3D Space

Three-dimensional models in the AutoCAD® program can be helpful in communicating a design to a potential client or creating a set of assembly instructions. The AutoCAD Object library allows you to work with objects in 3D and 3D objects, as well as manage user coordinate systems (UCSs).

In this bonus chapter, you will learn the basics of creating and modifying objects in 3D space, working with 3D solids and surfaces, and defining UCSs.

Defining a Custom User Coordinate System

User coordinate systems (UCSs) are used to define a working plane that 2D and 3D objects can be drawn on. When a UCS is created, you can relocate the ...

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