The MeshCylinder command draws a polygon mesh cylinder.

Steps

1. | Pick the center and radius of the base circle. |

**Note**: See the Circle command for option descriptions.

2. | Pick the end of the cylinder. |

Command-line options

Direction constraint options

Direction constraints restrict the direction of the circle.

None

The center can be anywhere in 3-D space.

The second point can be placed anywhere using elevator mode, object snaps or other modeling aids.

Vertical

Draws an object perpendicular to the construction plane.

Pick the center and a radius or diameter.

AroundCurve

Draws a circle perpendicular to a curve.

Select a curve and pick the center of the circle on the curve and a Radius or Diameter.

Solid

The Solid option fills the base with a surface to form a closed solid.

AroundFaces / VerticalFaces

AroundFaces (1)

The number of faces around the circumference.

VerticalFaces (2)

The number of faces from the base to the apex.

See also

Draw a cylinder.

Create a mesh from a NURBS surface or polysurface.

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