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Chapter 44. Working with Advanced Acroba... > EMBEDDING AND DISPLAYING 3D OBJECTS

EMBEDDING AND DISPLAYING 3D OBJECTS

Another advanced feature in Acrobat, although it has nothing to do with print production, is its new ability to embed and display 3D images created in AutoCAD. It's always been difficult for CAD modelers to send “live” 3D models to clients for proofing. With this new ability Acrobat makes it easy for them to send samples of work to clients in a PDF that can also be annotated or to use live 3D models in their portfolios.

To insert a 3D object first make sure the object is in U3D format. While in Acrobat, use the 3D tool to drag a placement box for your file. Use the dialog to navigate and select your 3D file—and bingo. That's all there is to it. When a user clicks on it, a control panel appears with options to pan, walk around, zoom, and move the 3D object (see Figure 44.19).


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