Surface Utilities Toolbox
Tools in the Surface Utilities toolbox are used to extract curves from B-spline surfaces.
All tools in a toolbox are not always visible by default. To see all tools, right-click in the toolbox and select Show All from the menu.
|To||Select in the Surface Utilities toolbox|
|(3D only) Used to change the surface normal direction for a surface (cone, extruded surface, surface of revolution, or B-spline surface).||Change Surface Normal|
|Used to change the order of a B-spline surface in the U and/or V direction.||Change Surface Order|
|Used to change the closure settings in the U and/or V direction for a B-spline surface.||Change Surface Closure|
|Extract planar slices through surfaces, meshes and solids.||Planar Slice|
|Match the active B-spline surface settings to the attributes of a B-spline surface.||Match Surface Settings|
|Convert a solid to a surface.||Convert to Surface|
|Convert a solid to a surface.||Rebuild Surface|
|Graphically and numerically evaluate the attributes of a B-spline surface at given locations on the surface.||Extract Points from Surface/Face|
|Extract a B-spline curve(s) from a solid or a B-spline surface.||Extract Iso-Curves|
|Find the intersection point between a solid/surface and a linear element.||Compute Intersections|
|To visualize the curvature of a curve or surface.||Show Surface Curvature|
|Unroll a surface onto a plane, using an approximation process.||Unroll Developable Surface|