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You have a canvas or ARD with multiple parts, you convert it to 3D and make multiple copies in 3D of some parts. You want to save the 3D information in the original canvas or ARD.


  1. Here is an example design with three parts:
  2. Convert to 3D:
  3. Fold, make copies and position the parts:
  4. Close the 3D and chose the option to update the 2D:
  5. Save the updated ARD. Convert to 3D again, note that all the parts are in the right place.


This works in ArtiosCAD 14.1.1 or newer. In earlier versions, it only saves the position of the first copy of each part.

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Applies to

 ArtiosCAD 14.1.1

Created 12-Nov-15
Last revised 
Author LEV
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