Command Line 6.2.9

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2. List of commands ordered by functionality

The next table represents an exhaustive list of the commands supported in newFASANT. These commands are ordered by the function they perform.





analyzeCurvature: Identifies the points where the curves varies their direction a given angle.

analyzeEdges: Identifies the curves of the surfaces in the geometry that are considered as edges.

analyzeNakedBorders: Identifies the curves of the surfaces in the geometry that are not connected with other ones.

angle: Calculates the angle between two vectors each represented by the union of two points.

area: Calculates the area of the selected surfaces.

distance: Calculates the distance between two points.

length: Calculates the length of the selected curves.


pointDraws a point in geometry.

pointCloud: Adds any arbitrary points in geometry.

pointsFromCurve: Extracts points along curve by divisions.

pointsFromCurveByDistance: Extracts points along curve by distance.

pointsFromSurface: Extracts points along a surface.

project: Project points onto the desired surfaces.


arc: Draws a circular arc.

circle: Draws a circle.

curve: Draws a NURBS curve.

curveFunction: Draws a curve with three functions that defining points in Cartesians.

curveInterpolation: Draws a curve that goes through a set of points.

ellipse: Draws an ellipse.

hyperbola: Draws a hyperbola.

line: Draws a straigth line.

parabola: Draws a parabola.

perpendicular: Draws a straigth line perpendicular to the given curve or surface.

polygon: Draws a polygon.

project: Project curves onto the desired surfaces.

rebuildCurve: Rebuilds the selected curve.

rectangle: Draws a rectangle.

rhomboid: Draws a rhomboid.

segment: Draws a segment.

semicircle: Draws a semicircle.

spiral: Generates a curve-spiral from its center. 

tangent: Draws a straight line tangent to the given curve.


bentDipoles: Generates a pair of bent dipoles.

capacitance: Generates a capacitance-shaped surface.

circularHole: Generates a plane with a circular hole in it.

cornerpoints: Generates a surface from 3 or 4 given points

cross: Draws a cross-like surface.

crossHole: Generates a plane with a cross-shaped hole in it.

disk: Draws a circular surface.

hexagon: Generated a solid hexagonal surface.

hyperboloid: Draws a hyperboloid.

interdigitalLines: Generates a stripline interdigital filter.

openRing: Generates a ring-shaped surface with an opening.

paraboloid: Draws a paraboloid.

plane: Draws a plane.

rebuildSurface: Rebuilds the selected surface.

ring: Generates a ring-shaped surface.

spiralCross: Generates a spiral-shaped cross surface.

splitRing: Generates a ring-shaped surface with two symmetrically located openings.

stripCross: Generates a hollow cross-shaped surface.

stripHexagon: Generates a hollow hexagonal surface.

stripTrifilar: Generates a hollow trifilar surface.

surface: Creates a surface with control points.

surfaceEdges: Generates the bound curves of the surface selected.

surfaceEllipse: Generates a solid ellipse surface.

surfaceFunction: Creates a surface with three functions that define points in Cartesian coordinates.

surfaceInterpolation: Creates a surface that goes through a set of points specified by the user.

surfaceIsoParamCurve: Extracts an isoparametric curve of the selected surface.

surfaceSpiral: Generates a surface-spiral from its center. 

tCross: Generates a cross with T-shaped segments.

trifilar: Generates a cross with three segments.

rectangularHole: Generates a plane with a rectangular hole in it.

threeDipoles: Generates three straight dipoles.

threeDipolesUnion: Generates three, joined, straight dipoles.


box: Draws a box.

cone: Draws a cone.

cylinder: Draws a cylinder.

ellipsoid: Draws an ellipsoid.

ogive: Draws a tangent ogive.

flare: Draws a flare.

sphere: Draws a sphere.

torus: Draws a torus.


meshFromSurfaces: Groups nurbs surfaces in mesh (degree one and untrimnurbs).

meshToSurfaces: Explodes mesh object in nurbs surfaces.


customChaff: Creates a chaff with a customized cloud shape.

ellipsoidalChaff: Creates a chaff with ellipsoidal cloud shape.

rectangularChaff: Creates a chaff with rectangular cloud shape.

sphericalChaff: Creates a chaff with spherical cloud shape.

Geometric operations

array: Copies objects in each of the directions of the axes.

arrayOnSurface: This option creates an array from planar elements conformed to the selected surface.

coons: Creates a coons patch through a selected loop of curves.

copy: Copies the selected objects from start to end points.

delete: Deletes objects on screen.

duplicate: Creates a copy of the selected objects at the same position.

explode: Explodes the selected objects on screen. This generates an specific number of surfaces.

extendHole: Extends a hole created by a surface and a loop of curves.

extrude: Creates a surface by sweeping a curve along a vector.

extrudeNormal: Creates an object by sweeping the selected surfaces along their normal vectors.

extrudeSurface: Creates an object by sweeping a surface along a vector.

group: Groups a set of surfaces into a single object.

invertNormals: Inverts the normal vectors of curves and surfaces.

localTransform: Transforms a object or more objects (assuming they are designed with respect to the absolute coordinate system) to the coordinate system defined by the current reference plane.

move: Moves objects by applying a translation vector.

pipe: Creates a circular cross-section tube that surrounds the selected curve.

revolve: Creates a surface by revolving a curve an specific number of degrees around a rotational axis.

rotate: Rotates objects a certain angle using a start point and an end point.

scale: Scales objects with a specific scale factor regarding the reference plane or ignoring it.

scale1D: Scales only one of the X, Y or Z dimension of objects with a specific scale factor regarding the reference plane or ignoring it.

scale2D: Scales two of the X, Y or Z dimensions of objects with a specific scale factor regarding the reference plane or ignoring it.

scale3D: Scales the three X, Y or Z dimension of objects with a specific scale factor regarding the reference plane or ignoring it.

scaleNonUniform: Scales the three X, Y or Z dimension of objects with a specific scale factor for each dimension regarding the reference plane or ignoring it.

skinned: Interpolates a surface through the given curves.

surfaceFromEdges: creates a surface defined by a closed boundary loop of curves.

symmetric: Reflects objects with respect a plane of symmetry.

trim: Trims a surface using a curve.

untrim: Undoes trim operations.

Interface operations

axis: Changes the configuration of the display axes.

exit: Exits the application.

export: Exports geometry file (NUR, IGES, DXF, MSH, NAS…).

import: Imports geometry file (NUR, IGES, DXF, MSH, NAS…).

layers: Manages object layers.

rename: Rename object from an actual name to a new name.

script: Loads script and execute it or save history to script.

Parameter operations

set: Assigns a set of values to a parameter.

unset: Undeclares a parameter.

Boolean operations

booleanInside: regions of an object inside another one

booleanIntersection: AND operation between two objects

booleanOutside: regions of an object outside another one

booleanSplit: split two objects

booleanDifference: difference operation between two objects

booleanUnion: OR operation between two objects

booleanXOR: XOR operation between two objects

planarSurface: Generates planar surfaces for closed loops of curves.

splitByProjection: Split surfaces with the projection of the curves.

splitCurves: Splits between all selected curves.

splitSurfaces: Splits between surfaces or by curves.

splitSurfaceByIsoparam: Split a surface by an isoparametric line.

splitSurfaceByIsoparamGrid: Split a surface by a grid of isoparametric lines.


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