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Deformation Tools

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The Splop command copies, rotates, scales, and wraps objects on a surface, like pottery sprigging or appliqué.


  1. Select objects.
  2. Draw a sphere around the input object(s).
    This is the reference sphere that determines the size and orientation.
  3. Select a surface to wrap the objects onto.
  4. Pick a point on the selected surface.
  5. Drag out a sphere.
Command-line options


Specifies whether or not the objects are copied. A plus sign appears at the cursor when copy mode is on. The RememberCopyOptions command determines whether the selected option is used as the default.


Specifies that individual objects will not be deformed as they are transformed.

The illustration shows the Rigid option with the Bend command.


Individual objects will not change, only their positions will change.


Individual objects are transformed as well as their positions.

Original objects (left), Rigid=No (center), Rigid=Yes (right).


Reverses the direction.

See also

Use Universal Deformation Technology




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