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Creating Curves Through Reference Points

Creates a curve through points located on one or more planes.

To create a curve through reference points:

  1. Click Curve Through Reference Points Tool_Curve_Through_Reference_Points_Curves.gif on the Curves toolbar, or click Insert > Curve > Curve Through Reference Points .

    The Curve Through Reference Points PropertyManager appears.

  2. Select the sketch points or vertices, or both, in the order in which you want to create the curve.

    As you select, the entities are listed in the Through Points box.

  3. If you want to close the curve, select the Closed curve check box.
  4. Click PM_OK.gif.

    The Curve Through Reference Points FM_curve_thru_ref_pts.gif icon appears next to the curve name in the FeatureManager design tree.

    CRV_REF1.gif CRV_REF2.gif CRV_REF3.gif
    Create curves to connect sketch points between two loft profiles. Create the propellers for the fan using a loft feature and a circular pattern. Here is the completed fan assembly.

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