Part Cylinder

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Part Cylinder.svg Part Cylinder

Menu location
Part → Primitives → Cylinder
Workbenches
Part
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
-
See also
Part CreatePrimitives


Description

Creates a simple parametric cylinder, with position, angle, radius and height parameters.

Usage

  1. Open the Workbench Part.svg Part Workbench.
  2. Invoke the Part Cylinder command several ways:
    • Press the Part Cylinder.svg button in the toolbar
    • Use the Part → Primitives → Cylinder entry from the top menu

Result: The default result is for a full cylinder is to be centered by one circular face coincident with the global origin (point 0,0,0), with a radius of 2mm and height of 10mm.

Options

The properties can later be edited in the data tab for the cylinder:

a cylinder created with the Cylinder tool

Cylinder

  • Angle: The angle parameter permits the creation of a portion of cylinder (it is set to 360° by default)
  • Height: The height is the distance in the z-axis
  • Radius: The radius defines a plane in x-y.


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