How to use SPLINES?

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leoheck
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How to use SPLINES?

Postby leoheck » Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:19 pm

I tried many times, but I was not able to replicate a shape that I want.

The attached SVG is the shape I want to replicate on a Sketch with Splines by myself.

Before I was importing the SVG and converting it to a sketch. But it thas an elevated number of points that I want to simplify by making my own shape. And also, it is not imported with the lower-left corner on the 0,0 by default. So it is also hard to move it on the canvas.

Do you have any tutorial on how to use splines?
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leoheck
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Re: How to use SPLINES?

Postby leoheck » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:29 pm

Nothing? This means that a spline tutorial is something interesting to have. Do you agree?
chrisb
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Re: How to use SPLINES?

Postby chrisb » Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:21 pm

leoheck wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:29 pm
Nothing? This means that a spline tutorial is something interesting to have. Do you agree?
There is a section about splines in my Sketcher tutorial, but it can well be complemented by another.
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easyw-fc
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Re: How to use SPLINES?

Postby easyw-fc » Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:28 am

:roll:
chrisb wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:21 pm
leoheck wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:29 pm
Nothing? This means that a spline tutorial is something interesting to have. Do you agree?
There is a section about splines in my [urlhttps://owncloud.gwdg.de/index.php/s/HS2FD9s49wQs4fI/download]Sketcher tutorial[/url], but it can well be complemented by another.
I fixed a typo in the url
Sketcher tutorial
leoheck
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Re: How to use SPLINES?

Postby leoheck » Wed Nov 13, 2019 1:43 am

Thanks guys for this tutorial.

First of all, the tutorial has these "Open B-Spline" and "Closed B-Spline" naming (page 30). The software names them "B-Spline" and "Periodic-Spline", except by the icons the tutorial has better names for these things, at least for me.

Also, the exercises in the tutorial are really good to start doing something useful.
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Re: How to use SPLINES?

Postby chrisb » Wed Nov 13, 2019 6:18 am

Thanks for the positive feedback. I will check if I can make it clearer iin the tutorial that the notions are different in the program.