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Old 16-10-2006, 12:50 PM   #1
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hello there,

newbie-question:
i would like to get some tubes with nice technical curves.
when i extrude a nurbs circle along a path, the curves look a bit funky.
how do i get more control over the curves? i tried to insert more knots on the curve ... looks better, but still not right.

can somebody give me hint, please?

cheers,
harry
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Old 17-10-2006, 03:09 PM   #2
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well since i can't see what your wireframe looks like i can only suggest rebuilding your curve with curvature (as opposed to uniform) selected, and then enter in a higher number of spans. then try performing the extrude with your orientation set to 'profile normal' instead of 'path direction'.
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Old 17-10-2006, 11:02 PM   #3
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Hi NeoStrider,

i already found a way: i moved the pivot point of a nurbs circle and did a partial revolve. more work but also a lot of control (

Thanks for your help!
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