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Old 27-09-2008, 11:51 AM   #1
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Hi, is it possible to create a cube or a plane with specific measures like i do in Autocad. I would like to create specific objects and the only thing i have is a hand drawing paper with the measures written on it. So if enyone could help me, thanks
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Old 27-09-2008, 12:33 PM   #2
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Windows>Settings/Preferences>Preferences, its under the "settings" section, you can change your units there so you can do your thing.
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thanks but i al ready now that. What i ment was can i create a cube on x10 y10 than put a dimension lenght on it let's say 10cm in the x axis and 20cm on the y axis just the same way i draw a plane in autocad Thanks
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just scale it to whatever you need as each unit is 1 cm, so a 2x2x2 cube is 2cm x 2cm x2cm.
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okay thanks
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You can create customized shapes by going into the option boxes in the 'Create' menu. the channel box allows yow to edit those options as well as translate, rotate and scale to specific dimensions.
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