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Shapes can be translated (moved) to another location. In other words, every point in the shape is moved by a fixed distance in the same direction. The offset can be positive or negative.

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  • offset : 0 or [0,0,0]
let obj = sphere(5)
obj = translate([0,0,10],obj)

The CSG library functions can also be used. NOTE: Deprecated in the V2 API