How do I run a spline in Solidworks?

How do you spline in SOLIDWORKS?

To create a spline in a 3D sketch:

  1. Click 3D Sketch. (Sketch toolbar) or Insert > 3D Sketch.
  2. Click Spline. …
  3. Click to place the first spline point, then drag to sketch the spline. …
  4. Continue to place spline points and change planes if necessary.
  5. When the spline is complete, double-click to stop sketching.

How do you control a spline in SOLIDWORKS?

Adding Curvature Control to Splines

  1. In the Edit Sketch mode, select a spline.
  2. Click Add Curvature Control. …
  3. Drag to position the handle. …
  4. Click to position the handle.
  5. Select the ball of the curvature control pointer and drag in either direction along the vector handle to adjust the radius of curvature. …
  6. Click .

How do you use a spline?

Draw a Spline

  1. Click Home tab Draw panel Spline. Find.
  2. (Optional) Enter m (Method). Then enter either f (Fit Points) or cv (Control Vertices).
  3. Specify the first point of the spline.
  4. Specify the next point of the spline. Continue specifying points as needed.
  5. Press Enter to end, or enter c (Close) to close the spline.

How do you fully dimension a spline?

How to dimension a spline in SOLIDWORKS

  1. Just drop a Smart Dimension on the spline and set the length.
  2. Edit the dimension, and the spline changes length.
  3. Spline fully defined.
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How do I view sections in SolidWorks?

To create a section view:

  1. In a part or assembly document, click Section View. …
  2. In the Section View PropertyManager, under Section Method, select one of the following: …
  3. In the Section View PropertyManager, under Section Option, select how the section offset is calculated: …
  4. Under Section 1, select a plane.

Where is the fit spline tool in SolidWorks?

To open the Fit Spline PropertyManager: In an open sketch, click Fit Spline. (Spline Tools toolbar) or Tools > Spline Tools > Fit Spline. In the graphics area, click the sketch entities to fit to the spline.

How do you draw a spline shaft in SolidWorks?

To create a spline in a 3D sketch:

  1. Click 3D Sketch. (Sketch toolbar) or Insert > 3D Sketch.
  2. Click Spline. …
  3. Click to place the first spline point, then drag to sketch the spline. …
  4. Continue to place spline points and change planes if necessary.
  5. When the spline is complete, double-click to stop sketching.

What is spline line in SOLIDWORKS?

The SOLIDWORKS software supports two types of splines, B-splines and style splines. You can use B-splines to create complex curves. You can define and modify them using several controls, including spline points, spline handles, and control polygons.

How do I create a constraint spline in SOLIDWORKS?

Constraining a Style Spline

  1. In an open sketch, click Smart Dimension (Dimensions/Relations toolbar) or Tools > Dimensions > Smart.
  2. Click a line segment in the control polygon.
  3. Move the pointer to show the dimension preview.
  4. Set the value in the Modify dialog box and click .
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