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Lofting a dome

gm4ymi_doddsgm4ymi_dodds Member Posts: 6
Hi, 

I'm trying to model an observatory dome, but I can't figure out how to get it hemispherical. I've tried using the orange line as a path, but that turns one side 'inside out'.



Am I going about this the right way, and if so how do I fix it?

Thanks

Mike

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    gm4ymi_doddsgm4ymi_dodds Member Posts: 6
    I got a bit closer lofting to a point



    I thought it would work if I used tangent to profile on for the start profile (the polygon), but the tangent is not right



    and trying to use the arc as a path fails



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    gm4ymi_doddsgm4ymi_dodds Member Posts: 6
    Got it :)


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    billy2billy2 Member, OS Professional, Mentor, Developers, User Group Leader Posts: 2,022 PRO
    domes! I gotta get a dog in this race!


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    ol_loool_loo Member Posts: 15
    @billy2
    Can you elaborate on how you did that?
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