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Draw 3D models with code using OpenSCAD.

```// Comments look like this

// 3D Primitives
cube(10);
cube([5, 10, 20]);
sphere(10);

// Transformations
translate([20, 0, 0]) cube(10);
rotate([0, 20, 30]) cube(10);

translate([20, 0, 0]) rotate([0, 20, 30]) cube(10);
rotate([0, 20, 30]) translate([20, 0, 0]) cube(10);

// Modifiers
//
//     * disable
//     ! show only
//     # highlight / debug
//     % transparent / background
//
// For example, show only the rotated cube at the origin, before we translate it.
translate([20, 0, 0]) !rotate([0, 20, 30]) cube(10);

// Formatting
// The following models are the same. The official docs prefer the second.
rotate([0, 20, 30]) translate([20, 0, 0]) cube(10);

rotate([0, 20, 30])
translate([20, 0, 0])
cube(10);

rotate([0, 20, 30]) {
translate([20, 0, 0]) {
cube(10);
}
}

// Loops
num_cubes = 5;
r = 20;
cube_len = 5;

for (i = [0:num_cubes]) {
echo(str("Plot cube ", i));
rotate([0, i * 360 / num_cubes, 0])
translate([r, 0, 0])
cube(cube_len, center=true);
}

// Boolean operations
//
//            union() - the sum of both shapes
//       difference() - the first shape, minus the second shape
//     intersection() - only parts of both shapes which intersect
//
cube_l = 20;
cube_w = 10;
cube_h = 10;

hole_pos_l = 10;
hole_pos_h = 5;
hole_r = 3;

difference() {
cube([cube_l, cube_w, cube_h]);
translate([hole_pos_l, 0, hole_pos_h])
rotate([-90, 0, 0])
cylinder(cube_w, r=hole_r);
}

// Functions calculate values
function inch2mm(i) = i * 25.4;

cube(inch2mm(2));

// Modules create objects you want to use later
module house(roof="flat", paint=[1,0,0]) {
color(paint)
if (roof=="flat") {
translate([0,-1,0]) cube();
} else if (roof=="pitched") {
rotate([90,0,0])
linear_extrude(height=1)
polygon(points=[[0,0],[0,1],[0.5,1.5],[1,1],[1,0]]);
}
else if (roof=="domical") {
translate([0,-1,0]) {
translate([0.5,0.5,1])
sphere(r=0.5,\$fn=20);
cube();
}
}
}

house("pitched");
translate([2, 0, 0]) house("domical");

// Import modules and function from other files
include <filename> // Import the content of the file as if they were written in this file
use <filename>     // Import modules and functions, but do not execute any commands
```

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Originally contributed by Tom Preston, and updated by 2 contributors.