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No conic creation?

Question asked by Rhyc Sandberg on Oct 19, 2007
Latest reply on Nov 17, 2009 by Emilio Graff
I'm curious about a statement made in the topic "SolidWorks surfacing capabilities or lack thereof". The poster indicates that SolidWorks lacks conic creation capability and others responding to his post appear to confirm this lack of functionality.

I'm sure it's because I don't have much experience on some of the other CAD packages, but what exactly is being referred to here?? Are there some conic surface tools that other CAD apps have?

SolidWorks can certainly create bodies that have a "cone" surface - just revolve an angled line around a vertical axis - or extrude a cylinder with a draft. Those operations create bodies with "cone" surface types.

So, what is the conic creation capability that SolidWorks lacks?