Linies between two curves

 From: Lemo (LEMONNADO) 16 Apr 2009  (1 of 5)
 I am sooo doomed... I have to model an array of lines which have a constant spacing between two curves. of course perpendicular.... Any idea how I can do that in MoI? R

 From: Frenchy Pilou (PILOU) 16 Apr 2009  (2 of 5)
 2578.2 In reply to 2578.1 Hi Lemo : some easy :D menu Transform / Array / Curve -( Flat,None...);) Twice crossing! And enter your number or your measures for a regular interval! A by B, then B by A ;) (or the inverse of course Or just A by B depending of what you want :) EDITED: 16 Apr 2009 by PILOU Attachments:

 From: Michael Gibson 16 Apr 2009  (3 of 5)
 2578.3 In reply to 2578.1 Hi Rainer, > I have to model an array of lines which have a constant spacing > between two curves. of course perpendicular.... Well, one problem is that what you are asking for there is actually impossible for the general case, since any 2 random curves do not necessarily even have any perpendicular in common between them. For example here are 2 curves that have no shared perpendiculars between them: The case where you do have perpendiculars at every point is when one curve is the offset of the other one, like this: In a case like that, you can draw in one line and use Transform / Array / Curve to replicate the line at a constant distance along one curve (the distance along the other curve will vary where things bunch together when going around bends, but it will be all perpendicular), like this: But maybe I don't understand what you are trying to do, could you maybe post the model file with the 2 curves in it that you are trying to work with? That would help to clarify it. - Michael

 From: Lemo (LEMONNADO) 16 Apr 2009  (4 of 5)
 Yes, the further I got into it I understood more and more that I did not really know what I was asking for.... What I ended up doing is a projection of a grid onto a plane I made between the curves, then I (rhino..) made a median curve and moved the line segments to equal spacing with snapping. I'll make a photo of the job once it's done.... Crazy table legs.... Cheers Lemo

 From: Frenchy Pilou (PILOU) 16 Apr 2009  (5 of 5)
 2578.5 In reply to 2578.4 Clear like charcoal :D