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Old 3rd March 2005, 04:20 AM   #1
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Default Movie - making a round hole in a rectangle

A common question is: How you make a round hole in a square with AC3D? The boolean plugin works with 3D objects only, so cannot be used in this case.

This movie shows one of the possible methods.

The processes used:

- create an elipse (which is a polyline surface) - a single click will create a regular circle
- set the surface type to 'poly'
- select Surface->Make-Hole
- in Vertex selection mode, select outer vertices and 'squeeze' the vertices to line them up.

http://www.ac3d.org/ac3d/forumpics/roundhole.htm

The result is easily extruded to create a box with a round hole through it.
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