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Old 28-01-2009, 06:59 PM   #1
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Default Couple of NURBS Questions.

Hello.

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How can I give a NURBS plane some height? so essentially it's a box?

2.

Is there any way to make a Loft between two curves a solid object? rather than being hollow in the center?
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Old 28-01-2009, 07:34 PM   #2
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1. no
2. no

why don't you use polygons?
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Unfortunately for what I'm doing requires the use of NURBS exclusively.

Single NURBS objects to be exact.

What would the easiest way to make a NURBS cube be? and I mean a single NURBS object thats a cube not 4 planes.
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you are aware of what NURBS are right?
Non Uniform r-something B-Spline
they are infinately round
and are just a plane surface

you could possibly make a cube.... you'd need to start from a sphere though... keep playing with the control verticies until you get the shape you want

of course it will never be closed off

may i ask what the project requires of you?
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Hi,

it just can't be done I'm afraid, it's not in the nature of nurbs surfaces to allow you to make a cube that is a single object and not patches.

What king of exercise are doing that would make such a requirement? Nurbs are very versatile but are just not intended for what you describe.

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