OpenUtilities Substation Help

Open 3D Elements

Open elements do not enclose an area or volume.

Non-Planar Line Strings and Curves

To place a line string or point curve that is not constrained to one plane, use these tools in the Linear toolbox:

To place a non-planar Use this tool in the Linear toolbox
Line string Place SmartLine
Point curve Place Point or Stream Curve with the tool setting Non-planar turned on
Note: The Extract Iso-Curves tool and the Extract Faces/Edges tool are used to extract a curve from a B-spline surface, or SmartSolid.


A helix is placed with the Helix Curve tool.