## How do you control a spline in SolidWorks?

Adding Curvature Control to Splines

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

## How do you edit a spline in SolidWorks?

To edit splines:

- Select a spline or a spline point to edit any of the following: Spline points: Select and drag a spline point to display the Point PropertyManager. …
- Examine the results, and if necessary, under Parameters: Click Reset This Handle to return the spline handle to its original state. …
- Click .

## How do you move a spline in fusion?

Adjust Spline Points

Hover over the spline near the spline point. A white point will appear when your mouse cursor is over the spline point. Click (hold) and drag on the spline point. Release the point at the desired position.

## What is a spline in math?

In mathematics, a spline is a special function defined piecewise by polynomials. In interpolating problems, spline interpolation is often preferred to polynomial interpolation because it yields similar results, even when using low degree polynomials, while avoiding Runge’s phenomenon for higher degrees.

## How do you dimension a spline in SolidWorks?

Click Smart Dimension (Dimensions/Relations toolbar) or Tools > Dimensions > Smart. Select the spline to display the handles. Select any of the handles on either end, and click to place the dimension. Set the dimension in the Modify box.

## 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 hide the spline control vertex?

To display or hide the control vertices and control frame, select or deselect the spline, or use CVSHOW and CVHIDE. However, for splines created with control vertices in AutoCAD LT, you can display the control frame only by selecting the spline.

## What are splines in SolidWorks?

Splines are a set of tools that allow you to create organic, curvature continuous, complex curves. You can define and modify them using several controls, including spline points; spline handles, and control polygons.

## How do you define a spline in SolidWorks?

A Spline sketch is defined by its continuously changing curvature. Points are placed to shape the curve. Unlike standard geometry, it is common to leave Splines under defined in sketches. It can be complex to constrain the curve whilst maintaining a smooth, free flowing shape.

## How do you make a spline shaft in SolidWorks?

To create a spline in a 3D sketch:

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