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 Extrusions enabled

The Cylinder command draws an Extrusion cylinder.

Steps

  1. Draw the base circle.

  2. Pick a location or type a number to set the height.

    The DirectionConstraint options define the positive height differently.

Command-line options

DirectionConstraint

Direction constraints restrict the direction of the cylinder.

None

Pick or type a number to set the height.

Vertical

Creates a cylinder perpendicular to the construction plane.

AroundCurve

Draws the base circle perpendicular to the picked point on a curve. The center line of the cylinder will be tangent to the curve.

Solid

Caps the top and bottom openings or leave them open.

Radius

Draws the base circle by picking the center point and a radius point.

Diameter
Circumference
Area
ProjectOsnap

2Point

Draws the base circle from two opposite points.

3Point

Draws the base circle through three points.

Radius

Tangent

Draws the base circle tangent to one, two, or three curves.

Point
FromFirstPoint
Radius

FitPoints

Draws the base circle by fitting to selected points, control points, or mesh vertices.

BothSides

Creates a cylinder symmetrical across the base circle. The height of the cylinder is twice as long as you specify.

See also

MeshCylinder

Draw a mesh cylinder.

 

 

 

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