# Part Primitives

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Part CreatePrimitives

Part → CreatePrimitives...
Workbenches
Part
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
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Part Shapebuilder

## Description

Part CreatePrimitives opens a dialog to create any of the parametric geometric primitives defined in the Part Workbench.

Primitive shapes that can be created with the Part Workbench.

## Geometric Primitives

Some of the available (parametric) geometric primitives that are possible:

Plane: inserts a simple parametric plane 10 x 10 mm, with the parameters of position, length, and width.
Box/Cube: inserts a parametric, rectangular cuboid, geometric primitive into the active document.
Cylinder: Inserts a simple parametric cylinder, with position, angle, radius and height parameters in to he active document.
Cone: Inserts a parametric truncated Cone in to the active document.
Sphere: Inserts a parametric sphere, with position, angle1, angle2, angle3 and radius parameters.
Ellipsoid: Inserts a parametric Ellipsoid solid in to the active document.
Torus: Inserts a simple parametric torus, with position, angle1, angle2, angle3, radius1 and radius2 as parameters in to the active document.
Prism introduced in version 0.14*: Inserts a solid defined by a regular polygon cross section and a height in to the active document.
Wedge: Inserts a parametric Wedge object in to the active document.
Helix: Inserts a Helix geometric primitive in to the active document. Common usage for Helix is creating threads.
Spiral introduced in version 0.14*: Inserts a Spiral geometric primitive in to the active workbench.
Circle: Inserts a circular curved edge in to the active document.
Ellipse: Inserts an elliptical curved edge in to the active document.
Point (Vertex): Inserts a Point (vertex) geometric primitive in to the active document.
Line (Edge):
Regular Polygon introduced in version 0.14*: Inserts a RegularPolygon geometric primitive in to the active document.

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