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Spline on surface following 2 paths?

Question asked by Chris Lamb on May 7, 2017
Latest reply on May 9, 2017 by Paul Salvador

Hello all,

 

I've been fighting with a part I'm making for quite a while. I've created a swept loft, on which I'm trying to create a surface spline which follows along the surface but is constrained by points which are moving closer to the edge and also follows the curvature of another spline:

 

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When I use the spline on surface tool, it doesn't create a spline, I'm unsure why, but it creates 2 separate 3d lines/ arcs on the surface, however, they are not a spline. I need the it splined as it requires to be one tangent part rather than lines just coincident on the surface.

 

I need it to follow the trajectory of the other spline, used to guide the curvature of the part, whilst also moving towards the outer edge - the reason for the 3 points it coincides with are so I can alter it's path, then I will look to offset and extrude from the surface.

 

I have also attached the file, SW2016, if it helps.

Thank you in advance, Chris

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