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Autodesk AutoCAD 2013 Practical 3D Drafting and Design by João Santos

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Application of 2D commands

Can those everyday commands be used in 3D? Of course they can! We have already seen the LINE command, layers, and other properties. Let's see some particularities and 3D applications and learn that a whole bunch of known commands can also be applied.

Drawing commands

Basically, all drawing commands can be used in 3D, provided that we have the correct working plane, LINE being the exception.

The LINE command can have its endpoints anywhere, so it's a real 3D command. But circles, arcs, and polylines (including polygons and rectangles) are drawn on the working plane (called active coordinate system) or a plane parallel to the working plane.

Editing commands

Here is the list of the most important editing commands that work ...

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