Command Line 6.2.9

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3.75. pointsFromSurface command

Description: The user can draw several points along the two parametric dimensions of a selected surface.

Inline mode usage:

  • pointsFromSurface -h: Prints command usage.
  • pointsFromSurface –noTrim <name_surface> -p <n_points_U> <n_points_V>: Extract points from along a surface <name_surface>. The user needs to introduce the maximum number of points along the U-dimension and the V-dimension of the surface, not considering trimmed points.
  • pointsFromSurface <name_surface> -p <n_points_U> <n_points_V>: Extract points from along a surface <name_surface>. The user needs to introduce the maximum number of points along the U-dimension and the V-dimension in the valid region of the surface.

Interactive mode usage:

  • Invocation: pointsFromSurface
  • Parameters:
    • Surface.
    • Number of points along the U-dimension.
    • Number of points along the V-dimension.

Example:

For this example, one surface must be defined.

> pointsFromSurface

Select objects on screen (Press enter when done):

Number of points in U-dimension [integer]: 20

Number of points in V-dimension [integer]: 40

Result:

Extract points from a surface

 

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