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CAD software Box 4 Command line: 3D – Box

The command creates a 3D box.



Switch to create a cubic box with edges of equal length.


Specify the rotation angle of the box, measured from the reference angle.


Specify the rotation angle, measured from the reference angle to the segment, defined by two points.

CAD drawing Box 5

Command prompts:

Specify corner point of box:

Specify point 1.

Specify length of box:

Specify point 2.

Specify width of box or [Cube]:

Specify point 3 or select the Cube option.

Specify height of box:

Specify point 4.

Specify rotation angle of box about the Z axis or [Reference]:

Specify the rotation angle or select the Reference option.

The rotation angle is set relative to the first corner specified (point 1) and is measured from the X-axis on the XY plane.

When you select the Reference option, the following prompts are displayed:

Specify angle or <0>:

Specify a point or enter the angle value.

Specify new angle or [Points]:

Specify a point or enter the angle value or select the Points option.

Note: The Reference and Points options are useful to define the box orientation relative to an existing object.

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