Is there a way to create a 3D polyline from imported coordinate dimensions, as you can with a 3D curve, in SW2015?
Thanks in advance for any insight to help solve this issue.
Sounds like you're referring to scan data potentially? If that were the case then the add-in Scan to 3D would be what you're looking for.
Thanks for the tip. Unfortunately, we don't have that add-in, but does that mean there isn't a "standard" feature to create a 3D polyline using coordinate points like creating a 3D curve? This will give me the curvature, but I'm using this model to create a formed tube and would need the sharp corners to apply the centerline radius of the tooling used to create this part.
I'm assuming the "Curve through XYZ Points" is insufficient, correct? Actually, do you have an example? Another thought would be, if you didn't want all of the curvature, you'd just make multiple curves that intersect at points.
Correct. That would work if I would end up with the points that I could snap to to overlay a 3D sketch from the coordinates entered to create that curve. Trying that did not offer those points to create the straight sections point to point. I ended up having to create the individual planes to hold the geometry, but thought there was an easier way to do this with defined coordinates for each point, just like the "Curve through XYZ Points" feature.
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