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old fashioned 3d

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11-14-2013 09:32 AM

i may be in the wrong section here but ill give this a try. if this post requires moving, i will do so as quick as i can.


i am doing some old fashioned polyline, extruding type of modeling here. its a simple design, that shouldnt require more than this.


the last time i was doing this type of modeling, i remember setting my UCS planes in terms of snapping to objects much simpler. i can no longer snap to other planes as easily as i used to. is there a depth setting or something? this is almost downright misserable. even setting a 3-point isnt that attainable, and can be a headache do to the fact i cant snap out of my plane! its a 3-point, i need to be able to snap out of my current plane to set a new one! get it right!


this is pretty infuriating, and wastes a lot of time to not be able to snap out of plane when you need to.


like i mentioned, i used to do a lot of this and i remember being able to move objects, extrude to a certain length by snapping (out of current plane!!!!!.) 


my question is, is there a setting that is new or something that destroyed the simplicity of modeling? i know this sounds like a rant but, something has changed. in my opinion (just me) is a heck of a lot more frustrating.

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Re: old fashioned 3d

11-14-2013 10:16 AM in reply to: MonkeyTrainer

Sir, you posted in the wrong section: here we talk about Autocad Civil/Map, not about kinda "vanilla" commands.

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Re: old fashioned 3d

11-14-2013 11:01 AM in reply to: MonkeyTrainer

Credit where credit is due! Give kudos or accept as solution whenever you can.

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