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Turbo Talk => General Discussion => Topic started by: pufferfish on February 03, 2019, 07:28:14 PM

Title: Before I smash things
Post by: pufferfish on February 03, 2019, 07:28:14 PM
I am working through the tutorials. I made it through fairly unscathed with the 2D stuff. The 3D stuff, however, is going beyond frustrating me.

I am on session 4 and drawing the new profile. I drew the polyline with only mild frustration. The angle was 90 deg for the first line segment, but i messed up and had to redraw the line, then 90 deg is going the opposite way so I had to draw it at 270 deg. No, i did not change views.

When drawing the circle in the center of the arc of the polyline, I can only draw a cylinder. Yes, I do grab the circle tool from the sketch menu, which should draw a 2D circle, but for some reason it draws the cylinder. I can draw a polygon or square in 2D on the new polyline, but no go for the circle.

Any help would be awesome!

Living in 3D frustration land

Joe
Title: Re: Before I smash things
Post by: nikkipollard on February 03, 2019, 08:20:58 PM
It sounds like the circle has a thickness . select the circle and check the 3d settings.
 or when in the circle command change the default thickness to 0.
Title: Re: Before I smash things
Post by: pufferfish on February 04, 2019, 01:33:16 AM
That was it!! Thanks!!
Title: Re: Before I smash things
Post by: Kevin on February 04, 2019, 04:50:48 PM
I am working through the tutorials.
Living in 3D frustration land
Joe

What tutorials?
Thanks