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3D Spline by Control Points

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(Available in Pro Platinum, Expert and Deluxe)

Default UI Menu: Draw/3D Object/3D Spline/By Control Points

Ribbon UI Menu:

Creates a curve by selecting its control points, similar to the related 2D function , but you can place line segments anywhere in 3D space. The curve does not pass through the points (unlike a Bezier curve), rather it uses them as a guide.

  1. Select the control points in the desired order.

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  1. After selecting the last point, select Finish from the local menu or press Alt+F. You can also double-click the last point.

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  1. If you want to close the spline, choose Close from the local menu instead of Finish. In this case, the spline will no longer touch the first and last control points.

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Once created, you can use the Edit Tool to change the shape of a spline and add knots.

Local menu option:

Create 2D:

Clicking this option from the local menu creates a flat (to the Workplane) 2D object instead of 3D one.

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