Does the "tangent curve" component confuses input order?

(thomas) #1


I am puzzled by the following behavior of the tangeant curve behavior.

The component has two input list : one with the 2 end points and one with the 2 tangent vectors. It works without problems except in the below case were the curve is drawn with the tangent at the first point set with the input tangent of the end point and the tangent at the end point set with the input tangent at the start point.

Did I miss something ?

I also attached the GH file. When it is opened, the issue is within the cluster at the right end of the drawing board.

tangeant curve (22.5 KB)

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Have "merge" component output list order according to input order
(David Rutten) #2

If I internalise and extract the points and vectors that end up inside your tangent curve component, I get the following:

So the vectors are getting confused somewhere else.

(thomas) #4

Indeed, qythium solved the isse in Have "merge" component output list order according to input order. I should have flattened the entries.