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Old 26th October 2007, 10:59 AM   #1
thierry_st_malo
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Wink Splines

When we "spline" a surface, it would be very nice to be able to specify:
a/ How many vertices there should be in the splined surface,
b/ If these vertices should be equidistant.
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Old 26th October 2007, 12:03 PM   #2
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Default Re: Splines

You could try changing spline_steps in the prefs file. I can't check it from here but it might alter the number of vertices inserted.
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Old 4th November 2007, 09:38 AM   #3
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I have checked the prefs file, and I can indeed change the number of vertices inserted by changing the spline_steps parameters. But:

a/ I can see no obvious relation between spline_steps and the number of vertices inserted.
b/ No vertices are inserted near the curve's extremities; they seem to be left untouched.
c/ There seems to be no way to specify that the vertices should be equidistant along the curves.

For such a thing, a dialog box would be desirable. Can we expect such a feature?

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Thierry

P.S: To make myself clearer (I hope), the attached picture shows what I used to do with my old "VPlot" software.
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Old 4th November 2007, 12:23 PM   #4
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Default Re: Splines

There may be other options added in the future.

Try using subdivision on lines - it will have a very similar effect.
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