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MPSchmied  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, May 16, 2017 8:51:35 AM(UTC)
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Invalid Wireframe for Cover Surface is not good. I have some older wireframes wich i attempted to convert into a solid and in the symbol-library are alot such invalid wireframes. How about a Auto-Surface?
Tim Olson  
#2 Posted : Tuesday, May 16, 2017 2:38:23 PM(UTC)
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Cover Surfaces have some conditions, below are some of the common issues.

1. All curves must be boundary curves.
2. 2D or 3D curves acceptable
3. 3D Boundary curves should not be tangent to neighbor
4. Boundary curves should not intersect/overlap
5. Boundary curves must connect end to end (no gaps, no connection in between)
6. Planar boundary curves can have holes/cutout regions
7. Result is a surface not a solid.

Below is a video showing the Cover Surface.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g48n-wRDMZM&feature=youtu.be


Example attached.

If you have a set of curves that you think should cover but don't feel free to post.


Tim

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