Smart questions
Smart answers
Smart people
Join Tek-Tips Forums

Member Login

Remember Me
Forgot Password?
Join Us!

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips now!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

Join Tek-Tips
*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.
Jobs from Indeed

Link To This Forum!

Partner Button
Add Stickiness To Your Site By Linking To This Professionally Managed Technical Forum.
Just copy and paste the
code below into your site.

ohiocad (TechnicalUser) (OP)
2 Apr 01 10:45
I'm hoping someone can help.  I've tried without success to creat a tapered solid, using AutoCAD 2000.  It is supposed to end up looking almost like an ellipse, that tapers in length, and height as it is extruded, almost like an airplane wing, with a varying ratio between the height/width.  (i.e. starts at 12 long and 3 tall, and ends at 4 long and 2 tall) Any hints?
dsi (Programmer)
2 Apr 01 11:11
You may want to post this on the forum. I believe there are more AutoCAD users there.
svanels (MIS)
2 Apr 01 16:36
Can't you draw two separate solids and join them with the union command ?

S. van Els

yelil (TechnicalUser)
14 Apr 01 18:34
to create this shape make  a profile for a loft command draw base ellipse and then goto next profile then draw smaller scaled down size of base  and loft to that profie to get the taper cylindrical shape you are looking for and with the profile path you can make it reduce and curle

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!

Back To Forum

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close