TruncatedPyramid

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Truncated Pyramid

The TruncatedPyramid command draws a pyramid whose apex is truncated by a plane.

Steps

  1. Draw the base polygon.
    See the Polygon command for option descriptions.
  2. Pick the end of the pyramid (apex).
    Or
    Type a number to set the height.
    Positive numbers set the height above the base. Negative numbers set the height below the base.
  3. Pick a radius or type a distance for the top surface.
Command-line options

Direction
constraint
options

Direction constraints restrict the direction of the circle.

None

The center can be anywhere in 3-D space.

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

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

Create solid objects

 

 

 

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