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Example of the Tangent Influence (%) Option

  • Dir1 and Dir2 curves influence: Global

  • All curves set to Tangent Type: Curvature to Face

  • Tangent influence (%) = 0

  • Dir1 and Dir2 curves influence: Global

  • All curves set to Tangent Type: Curvature to Face

  • Tangent influence (%) = 100

The flow of the boundary surface is curvature continuous, but you might want to inflate the surface more to minimize areas of rapidly changing curvature. Think of the surface as a balloon that you need to inflate more and the zebra stripes as topography lines.

This issue exists for very rounded shapes.

As you increase the Tangent influence (%), the zebra stripe pattern changes as the surface inflates.



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