Creating Cylinders

To start the Cylinder command, you can type the word CYLINDER (or just type CYL) and then press Enter, or you can click on the Cylinder button found in the Create panel in the 3D Basics workspace. If you are using the 3D Modeling workspace, you will find the Cylinder button in the Modeling panel under the Home tab, or in the Primitive panel under the Solid tab, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 11.13: Alternative methods to star the Cylinder command

To create a cylinder using the default settings, perform the following steps:

  1. Choose a location and click to specify the center point of the cylinder base.
  2. Move the ...

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