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Rendering the Drawing

Use the ARender command to render your 3D drawing as it will appear after construction.

To increase the realism, rendering:

  • Smoothes the shading on entities that meet at specific angles
  • Evaluates light sources in the drawing

To render the drawing:

  1. Do one of the following:
    • On the menu, click View > Animated Rendering.
    • On the ribbon, click View > Render > Animated Rendering.
    • Type ARender.
  2. Specify the entities to render.

    Press Enter to render the entire model.

  3. Specify an option of where to display the rendered drawing:
    • Fullscreen: Model covers the entire screen.
    • Window: Model displays in a separate window.
  4. Press the left mouse button and drag to rotate the rendered model.

    Press the middle mouse button and drag (or use the mouse wheel) to zoom in and out the model.

  5. Press Esc to terminate fullscreen mode or exit the separate window.


Command: ARender

Menu: View > Animated Rendering

Ribbon: View > Render > Animated Rendering

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