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Extract Isocurve

 History enabled

The ExtractIsocurve command creates curves that duplicate surface isoparametric curves at specified locations on the surface.


  1. Select a surface.
    The cursor is constrained to the surface, and isoparametric curves display at cursor.
    The draft angle of the surface displays at the status bar.
  2. Pick to create the curve(s).
    Use the Int object snap for snapping to isoparametric curves intersections.
Command-line options

Direction (Surfaces only)

Specify the u, v, or both directions.


Extracts all isocurves in u, v, or both directions depending on the Direction option.

Toggle (Surfaces only)

Toggles the direction between u and v.


Determines whether surface trims are ignored or taken into consideration. When the marker misses the untrimmed surface, the no-access cursor is shown.

No access cursor.



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Not on menus.

 History enabled

The MoveExtractedIsocurve command allows moving a curve created by the ExtractIsocurve command with History.


  1. Select a curve that is highlighted.

  2. Move the curve to a new location on the parent surface.

See also

Extract object sub-elements




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