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Default UI Menu: Draw/3D Object/3D Primitives/Polygonal Prism

Ribbon UI Menu:

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Creates a prism by defining a polygon (multi-sided, equal lengths, closed) as its base shape.

  1. Create the base polygon by selecting the centerpoint and one of the vertices. You can enter the number of sides, angle, and radius or side length in the Inspector Bar. The polygon is created on the current workplane.

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

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Prism Properties

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

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

  1. Create the base polygon.

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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 prism height, or enter the height in the Inspector Bar.

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