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If I need 3D letters like that, Here what I do:

  1. Use Sketchup to create the letters
  2. Import those into Chief as a symbol
  3. Create a CAD Detail From View to get the extrusion shapes
  4. Cut/paste those into plan
  5. Convert them into polyline solids
  6. Convert to solids if necessary
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11 minutes ago, MN_JohnH said:

From what I can see, the free sketchup will not do lettering and I don't think I am in the mood to pay for it so I will have to find a way to work around this. 

Thanks!

 

It's in there.  Go to Tools>3D Text

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