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Featurescript animation help

john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,275 PRO
I need a feature script expert for a 'simple' task

I like the curve pattern feature john sorrells made, but i'd like to customize it to export 3 surfaces as shown.

one for each point along the path so i can have a surface that represents the X Y Z coordinates at any given time.
the "manual" method wasn't difficult, see animationCoordinatePath | Part Studio 2 (onshape.com)

but, i would like to select a curve, resolution, time interval (or this could just divide a specific length by the resolution rather than the gap between each coordinate) and have 3 separate surfaces output




this way a lot of manual labor can be done just by selecting a path.

after that animation only takes a couple of minutes to set a couple of mates:

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