# 3D Objects

Opens the 3D Objects toolbar. The objects are three dimensional, with depth, illumination, and reflection. Each inserted object initially forms a 3D scene. You can press F3 to enter the scene. For these 3D objects, you can open the 3D Effects dialogue to edit the properties.

3D Objects

To rotate a 3D object around any of its three axes, click to select the object, and then click again to display its rotation handles. Drag a handle in the direction you want to rotate the object.

## Cube

Draws a filled cube where you drag in the slide. To draw a 3D rectangle, hold down Shift while you drag.

Cube

## Sphere

Draws a filled sphere where you drag in the slide. To draw a spheroid, hold down Shift while you drag.

Sphere

## Cylinder

Draws a cylinder that is based on a circle where you drag in the slide. To draw a cylinder that is based on an oval, hold down Shift while you drag.

Cylinder

## Cone

Draws a cone that is based on a circle where you drag in the slide. To draw a cone that is based on an oval, hold down Shift while you drag.

Cone

## Pyramid

Draws a pyramid with a square base where you drag in the slide. To draw a pyramid with a rectangular base, hold down Shift while you drag. To define a different polygon for the base of the pyramid, open the 3D Effects dialogue and click the Geometry tab. In the Segments area, enter the number of sides for the polygon in the box labelled Horizontal, and then click the green checkmark.

Pyramid

## Torus

Draws a ring-shaped object that is based on a circle where you drag in the slide. To draw a torus that is based on an oval, hold down Shift while you drag.

Torus

## Shell

Draws a bowl-shaped object that is based on a circle where you drag in the slide. To draw a shell that is based on an oval, hold down Shift while you drag.

Shell

## Half-Sphere

Draws one half of a sphere where you drag in the slide. To draw a one half of a spheroid, hold down Shift while you drag.

Half-sphere