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Creating 3D Splines

To create a spline in a 3D sketch:

  1. Click 3D Sketch Tool_3D_Sketch.gif (Sketch toolbar) or Insert > 3D Sketch.
  2. Click Spline Tool_Spline_Sketch.gif (Sketch toolbar) or Tools > Sketch Entities > Spline.
  3. Click to place the first spline point, then drag to sketch the spline.

    The Spline PropertyManager appears.

    Each time you release the left button, a new 3D origin is created:
    origin_3Dxy.gif 3D_spline_sketch.gif

    To change planes origin_3Dyz.gif, press Tab.

  4. Continue to place spline points and change planes if necessary.
  5. When the spline is complete, double-click to stop sketching.


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