AB3DPlugin

AB3DPlugin

Win32 and 64, English

AB3DLabs
AB3D plugin lets you quickly create models from 2D sketches, and then use all the tools and options in Autodesk® AutoCAD® to build on your creation even further. http://www.ab3dlabs.com/products.aspx

General Usage Instructions

System Operations:

  1. Click the “Add-in” button 
  2. The AB3DPlugin Tools menu will drop in
  3. Start drawing your 2D sketches
  4. Select any 2D sketch and assign it to Top by clicking on the “Select Top” button.
  5. Repeat your actions for the Front and / or Side.
  6. Click on the “3D” button to generate your 3D Model from the selected and assigned 2D sketches.
  7. Click on the “Export to OBJ” button to save it in .OBJ format
  8. Click on the “Reset” button to reset all your selections (Top, Front, and Side)
  9. You may reset each face separately by clicking the respective Reset button.
  10. You may use at any time all AutoCAD tool to edit and modify your shape.

Screenshots

Commands

Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

Topview

Assign the selected 2D sketch to the top of the 3D shape to be generated

Side

Assign the selected 2D sketch to the side of the 3D shape to be generated

ResetFront

Reset the Front and allow the designer to select new 2D sketch and assign them to Front.

ResetSide

Reset the Side and allow the designer to select new 2D sketch and assign them to Side.

Front

Assign the selected 2D sketch to the front of the 3D shape to be generated

ResetAll

Reset all, Top, Front and Side, and allow the designer to select new sketches and reassign them.

Export3DToObj

Export the generated 3D model as an .OBJ file

ResetTop

Reset the Top and allow the designer to select new 2D sketch and assign them to Top.

Solve

Generate the 3D shape from the selected 2D sketches that have been already assigned

Installation/Uninstallation

The installer that ran when downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk App Store has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

- The Minimum requirements: Windows 7/8/8.1/10, AutoCAD 2015, 2016,2017 Free hard disk space: 20 MB and Internet access.

- Help link: http://ab3dlabs.com/ab3dhelp.aspx

Known Issues

No Issues.

Contact

Company Name: AB3DLabs
Support Contact: info@ab3dlabs.com

Author/Company Information

AB3DLabs

Support Information

-Contact Us via:http://ab3dlabs.com/

-Send an email: support@ab3dlabs.com 

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1.0.0

All Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) users may start downloading and immediately use AB3DPlugin.
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