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===== 3D Primitives ===== | ===== 3D Primitives ===== | ||

- | Introduction | + | ‘3D’ stands for three (3) dimensional. A 3D primitive is any shape that has three dimensions, which are often called width, depth, and height (or X, Y, Z.) 3D shapes have a known volume if closed. |

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+ | {{ :wiki:mathisfun-3d.svg?nolink&145 |}} | ||

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+ | The mathematical study of 3D shapes and dimensions is called [[https://simple.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solid_geometry|solid geometry]]. | ||

==== Resolution of Shapes ==== | ==== Resolution of Shapes ==== | ||

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If the ''resolution'' option is omitted, the following resolution is used. | If the ''resolution'' option is omitted, the following resolution is used. | ||

- | * CSG.defaultResolution3D | + | * CSG.defaultResolution3D = 12 |

OpenSCAD like functions support the ''fn'' parameter, which is the same as ''resolution''. | OpenSCAD like functions support the ''fn'' parameter, which is the same as ''resolution''. | ||

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