The following sample projects are located under the Documents folder of your machine. You'll find for each one both C# and VB.NET source code for both WinForms and WPF platforms.
This sample explains how to vector-print your model on paper and on file (in *.emf format). The resulting report contains two views, the primary one with the current model orientation while the secondary one with a programmatically set point of view.
This sample explains how to overlap wireframe geometry to a video stream. It also demonstrates how to update a Picture entity from a separated thread.
This sample explains how to draw vector fields using the Mesh.CreateArrow() static method and the Transformation class for object rotation.
This sample explains how to generate a bitmap and serve it on a web application view.
This sample explains how to generate a bitmap and serve it on a website page.
This sample explains how to assemble individual objects. You can chose between direct, transformation and animation methods.
This sample demonstrates Eyeshot large assemblies handling capabilities. It includes a number of useful commands like Form New, Dissolve, Edit Structure, Make Independent, Edit Part, Edit Assembly, Edit Parent and Moved with Triad. You can control selection, visibility and selectability at instance level. AssemblyDemo can select items in branch or leaf mode, includes Turbo mode options and commands to open/save and import/export from IGES/STEP file format.
Asynchronous regeneration, active Turbo with Boxes operating mode, disabled shadows, disabled reflection, disabled silhouette curves and show center of rotation are the default setting for this sample.
This sample explains how to draw a barbecue 3D model using Solid entity and boolean operations.
This sample explains how build a blend surface between two surface edges. You can change the influence of each edge interactively.
This sample explains how to use Block and BlockReference to draw a 3D building model. It also demonstrates how to use the Attribute entity.
This sample explains how to model a cabinet from scratch and how to verify the assembly using the collision detection.
This sample explains how to generate 2x and 3x toolpaths and how to simulate the material removal.
This sample explains how to properly animate a robot arm and how to check collisions between objects. The additional tab, is dedicated to 2D collision detection instead. For more details on the collision detection implementation, check this article.
This sample explains how to compare entities of two 2D drawings and how to keep independent Model controls cameras in sync.
This sample explains how to compare a point cloud with a 3D geometry imported via IGES file format.
This sample explains how to copy and paste entities (and labels) between two independent Model controls and how to keep their views in sync. It also contains resizeable split container implementation.
This sample explains how to add custom data to an entity and how to retrieve it at runtime. This can be easily accomplished using the Entity.EntityData property.
This sample explains how to add custom buttons to the Viewport toolbar. It also demonstrates the ability to change the coordinate system icon with a custom list of Mesh objects. Not all applications require world axes, for example in medical applications a torso shape is preferred.
This sample explains how to create your custom viewport layout, including the viewport border style.
This sample explains how to use the Delaunay triangulation. You can use it with points or loops or both. Outer loop must be closed (first and last points must have the same coordinates) while internal loops can be closed or not. For closed loops, orientation must be counterclockwise for outer and clockwise for inner ones.
This sample explains how to split a Mesh entity according to a pull direction and how to animate BlockReferences using a standard trackbar.
This sample explains how to implement interactive drawing of 2D curves and dimensions. It can be considered a good starting point to create a 2D CAD system. This sample also includes curve trim, extension, fillet and chamfer. From version 12, this sample includes import/export from DWG/DXF and export to 3D PDF file format.
This sample explains how to interactively drag a Nurbs surface control point. The trick is to drag a standard point and update the desired surface control point. Nurbs surfaces need to be regenerated after this operation, therefore the RegenMode property is set accordingly.
A fully featured application that demonstrates what you can do with the Model control.
This sample explains how to detect features of a specific type on a 3D model. The filters allow to narrow down the number of cylinders or cones detected and the Show axes button to show cylinders axis.
This sample demonstrates Eyeshot Finite Element Analysis capabilities, including mapped meshing and 2D and 3D beams with hinge support. The Numeric results button opens a dialog containing all the results in a tabular view.
This sample explains how to extend Eyeshot proprietary file format with custom data and custom entities. More details on this article.
This sample explains how to change the viewport navigation method using the Viewport.Navigation.Mode property. It also includes an advanced implementation of multi-texturing.
This sample explains how to draw a point cloud or mesh entity with a different color on each vertex. It also demonstrates how to quickly change the points coordinates.
This sample explains how to draw a globe model using the Mesh.CreateSphere() static method. It also uses of Mesh.ApplyMaterial() method to map the material texture spherically.
This sample explains how to draw a gym frame using Nurbs surfaces.
This sample explains how to work with a hidden Model control. In some cases you may want to produce drawings or images without displaying the geometry the Form/Window.
This sample explains how to change entity nature on the fly. In this case the beams drawing is switched between Mesh and wires.
This sample explains how to work with layers. It also includes the code to use a ImageOnly label and tooltips support: hovering an entity, the entity index is displayed.
This sample explains how to do modeling in background while keeping the user interface responsive. In addition it demonstrates how to hide built-in progress bar and use a standard progress bar and Cancel button.
This sample explains how to use line types for curve entities, different line type are defined and used. It also includes the usage of Joint and Bar entities.
This sample explains how to simulate a 3 axis CNC machine movements. First the moving parts are loaded from STL files and added to three different Block definitions, then three subclassed BlockReferences override the Animate() and MoveTo() methods respectively, to compute new position and to move the objects (on GPU only).
This sample explains how to draw the isosurface of a 3D scalar field. The resulting surface is a Mesh entity.
This sample explains how to use WPF data binding.
This sample explains how to set a BlockReference current and how to modify interactively its position/orientation with the ObjectManipulator widget.
This polyhedric demo explains how to generate Vector and Raster views of your geometry in the Drawings environment. It is also the only sample that allows to import DXG/DXF files that include AutoCAD paperspace or layouts. Import of STL, OBJ, IGES and STEP files are provided to test the view generation quality on your own geometry. The Drawings tab contains a number of options to add dimensions and annotation to the views. Drawing sheets can be exported to DWG/DXF as VPORT objects or exploded curves. Yes, you are right, the geometry belongs to our office desks as you can check here. Moreover, this sample shows how to use the WorkManager class to handle a queue of WorkUnits for building the views. Ready to start? Check this introductory article.
This sample explains how create and merge individual Mesh entities and how to compute the part volume. It also shows how to add multiple origin symbols in the same Viewport.
This sample demonstrates how to draw on the Model control with a pen.
This sample demonstrates how to each single graphical setting affects drawing speed. It also rebuilds the scene graph as a single object, multiple objects and hierarchical objects. One important feature of this sample is the depth for transparent objects. Enabling it, you can get accurate values under mouse cursor even for transparent objects, this affects 3D coordinates extraction and center of rotation determination.
This sample explains how to simulate a pipe bending machine and check collisions with surrounding objects.
This sample explains how to animate a group of entities.
This sample explains how to draw a parametric 3D chair model using Mesh entity. It rebuilds the model interactively while changing material, size, etc. The resulting geometry can be exported in STL or OBJ file format.
This sample explains how to orient and fire a toy rocket toward three different targets.
This sample explains how to draw and give shape to an electrical wire or flexible pipe. You can add multiple joints and move them using the right mouse button.
This sample explains how to draw and edit interactively a Nurbs curve.
This sample explains how to draw interactively a LinearPath entity.
This sample explains how to draw an interactive ruler on the Viewport surface. The ruler drawing changes tick density based on current zoom factor. This sample also demonstrates how to display a logo in overlay on the 3D scene.
This sample gives you full control on the scene lighting settings. On the left pane you see the camera view while on the right one, the 3D scene from the director point of view. You can turn on up to eight lights of point, spot, directional and stationary types and change each light settings. Currently only one light can yield shadows. You'll find the code to copy geometry from one Model control to the other as well.
This sample explains how to implement a custom selection method on a FastPointCloud entity. The Undo and Unselect commands are also provided.
This sample explains how to implement individual Mesh triangles selection or individual LinearPath segments selection (Lines tab). The sample is optimized for large objects (high number of vertices) and implemented using vertex buffers.
This sample explains how to write custom OpenGL shaders.
This sample explains how to slice a Mesh for 3D printing.
This sample demonstrates how to snap on grid lines while drawing.
This sample explains how to generate a section of a 3D surface model.
This sample explains how to add temporary entities to highlight an item or a workflow in your application. These entities does not mix up with the actual objects of your 3D scene.
This sample explains how to arrange a text on a freeform curve.
This sample explains how to apply different texture mappings to scene objects. You can experiment each mapping and scaling combination simply dragging the desired material on the scene object. Additionally, it demonstrates how to create realistic materials.
This sample explains how to place planar entities on planes different from XY.
This sample explains Eyeshot DICOM capabilities, including surface reconstruction, sectioning, measurement and STL output for 3D printing.
This sample explains how to build a manifold BRep object from two airfoils. The resulting model can be exported in STEP file format.