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How do I thicken a surface into a solid?

    
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 How do I thicken a surface into a solid?
29-11-2006 05:19 . pm   |   View his/her posts only
I have a simple surface and I would like to thicken it into a solid. What command do I use to do this?

I have been using SW for the past few months on a customer project and I am now getting back to using VX for my own project. In SW, there is a "thicken" command. I swore there was something like that in VX.

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29-11-2006 05:23 . pm   |   View his/her posts only
Doh, I found it, it's called "Shell" in VX.
Thanks!

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29-11-2006 05:29 . pm   |   View his/her posts only
....ah, see what using SW has done to you? Talking to yourself

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29-11-2006 11:42 . pm   |   View his/her posts only
Hi Clinton,

Another interesting method to "thicken" a VX surface can be accomplished during the creation of said surface (hmm... tricky grammar).

While you're creating your extrude or sweep, you have the option to thicken it which effectively adds thickness and sidewalls... instant shelled solid!

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04-12-2006 01:37 . pm   |   View his/her posts only
With your pick filter on "face" you can RMB and choose "offset" this will give you the option of creating side faces.
Same as the shell command just a different way of getting there.
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