3-D Effects

Specifies the properties of 3-D object(s) in the current document.

To access this command...

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3-D Effects


Geometry

Adjusts the shape of the selected 3-D object. You can only modify the shape of a -3D object that was created by converting a 2-D object. To convert a 2-D object to 3-D, select the object, right-click, and then choose Convert - To 3-D, or Convert - To 3-D Rotation Object.

Shading

Sets the shading and shadow options for the selected 3-D object.

Illumination

Define the light source for the selected 3-D object.

Textures

Sets the properties of the surface texture for the selected 3-D object. This feature is only available after you apply a surface texture to the selected object. To quickly apply a surface texture, open the Gallery, hold down Shift+, and then drag an image onto the selected 3-D object.

Material

Changes the colouring of the selected 3-D object.

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