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Creating a Helix or Spiral

You can create a helix or spiral curve in a part.

  1. In a part, do one of the following:
    1. Open a sketch and sketch a circle.
    2. Select a sketch that contains a circle.

    The diameter of the circle controls the starting diameter of the helix or spiral.

  2. Click Helix and Spiral (Curves toolbar) or Insert > Curve > Helix/Spiral.
  3. Set values in the Helix/Spiral PropertyManager.
  4. Click .
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