MicroStation CONNECT Edition Help

To Reduce the Number of Poles in a B-spline Surface

  1. Select the Rebuild Surface tool ( Modeling > Surfaces > Surface Utilities ).

  2. From the Mode option menu, choose Rebuild with Num Poles.
  3. Enter the number of U Poles and V poles in respective fields.
  4. Select a B-spline surface.
  5. Enter a data point to accept the reduction in the number of poles.

    The number of control points reduced in both parametric U and V directions are displayed in the status field.

    Alternate Method: Mode is set to Rebuild with Num Poles and value of Num U Poles and Num V Poles is set to 10.