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Conic curves in SolidWorks

Question asked by Kevin Quigley on Jun 16, 2007
Latest reply on Nov 17, 2009 by Emilio Graff
As a consumer product designer I make use of conic curves a lot todefine wireframes prior to surfacing. Currently I use Ashlar-VellumCobalt to define the conics, but I would like to be able to definethese curves in SolidWorks as well. Is there a way to do this? I'mcurious to know why SW, with the emphasis on consumer productdesign does not appear to have conics yet in the sketchingenvironment.

Splines are fine but dropping a conic curve in and controlling thestart end tangencies and Rho value is much easier than fiddlingwith spline points.

Is there an add on that has conics?