Welcome to the Onshape forum! Ask questions and join in the discussions about everything Onshape.

First time visiting? Here are some places to start:
  1. Looking for a certain topic? Check out the categories filter or use Search (upper right).
  2. Need support? Ask a question to our Community Support category.
  3. Please submit support tickets for bugs but you can request improvements in the Product Feedback category.
  4. Be respectful, on topic and if you see a problem, Flag it.

If you would like to contact our Community Manager personally, feel free to send a private message or an email.

#Newbie : How to add spline control points? ?

Hi Onshape community, please bear with me I just bought a 3D printer and I am learning how to use a CAD...
So my first question (probably far more will come in the future) : Spline editing.
I have a sketch and a spline ... I want to add more control points to my curve, but when I add one, it doesn't show me a white dot to modify the curve... what am I doing wrong?
Thank you! 
Best, Frano

Best Answer

Answers

  • francisco_marshallfrancisco_marshall Member Posts: 4
    NeilCooke said:
    Hi @francisco_marshall - those are just points on the spline, not control points, so there are no tangency handles associated with them. If you need tangency handles at those points, you will have to create multiple end-to-end splines (with tangency between them).
    Thanks Neil, so to check if I understood; a spline segment only offers 2 tangency handles. I would have to "overlap" two end-points in order to create a larger segment with multple handles?

    Best
  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,130
    That is correct - not ideal I know.
Sign In or Register to comment.