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Default UI Menu: Draw/3D Object/3D Primitives/Cylinder

Ribbon UI Menu:

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Creates a cylinder - by default, a circular prism.

  1. Create the circular base by selecting the centerpoint and a point on the circumference. Or enter the radius, diameter, or circumference in the Inspector Bar. The circle is created on the current workplane.

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  1. Select a third point to specify the cylinder height, or enter the height in the Inspector Bar. You can create the cylinder on either side of the workplane.

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Cylinder Properties

The Properties window of a cylinder contains a Cylinder page, in which you can set the geometric parameters. img

Local menu option: Specify Object Height Base: Creates an offset cylinder by using a specified point for the top face.

  1. Create the circular base.

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  1. Select the point which is directly under the desired center of the top face.

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  1. Select a third point to specify the cylinder height, or enter the height in the Inspector Bar.

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