Is there a way to convert a spiral into a spline for further editing?
Looking to create a sweep path like this.
Convert Entities into new 2D sketch?
Attach your *.sldprt file here.
Hello Don,.. sure, you can start a new sketch and "Convert" the the spiral (sketch/edge).. add you line/radii and/also.. if you want to make it as a single spline.. start another new sketch and select all previous (3) sketch segments and do a "Fit Spline". (image/file attached)
Hi Paul, I am not quite following you. I drew the spiral, but don't see a tool called convert. Where is that?
Don,.. start a new sketch, Tools / Sketch Tools / Convert Entities.
Thanks Paul. I thought I had tried that, but I must have done something wrong. It seems to work now.
Would you mind offering a bit more help. SW doesn't seem to offer the ability to put a draft angle on a sweep. Is that the case?
If I must use a loft, can you offer a reason why the attached won't work. File is attached.
Hello Don,.. (draft angle)..not sure.? (btw, I do not have 2019 so, I will use my sldprt)
I'll guess, you're wanting to "taper" the profile along the path? (see image,.. this is a Loft using the start/end profiles and a Centerline)
Thanks Paul. That worked great!
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