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Dome feature?

Hi all, finally decided to have a crack at Onshape, long time SolidWorks user.

After playing around with a few of the basic features and noting that they're not hugely different than what I'm used to, I decided to have a start at making a simple recreation of a model that I did in SW recently. Unfortunately, I was stumped almost immediately as I don't seem to be able to find a "dome" tool. Does something like this exist in Onshape and I'm being blind?

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  • andrew_troupandrew_troup Member, Mentor Posts: 1,584 ✭✭✭✭
    edited October 2015
    Not available as yet -- the nearest thing is to loft to a point with a semi elliptical arc (or circular arc) for a guide curve, for an irregular profile, or simply revolve that arc, in the case of a circular profile.
    The former approach was suggested recently in a thread on modelling a heart, with a worked example, on this forum.

    It's a lot more work than clicking on "Dome", but it's doable.
  • Alright, thank you for answering that
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