Extract softedge mesh

Hi,

Is there a way to extract the soft edge mesh?

Thanks,

Rafa

Hi Rafa - ExtractRenderMesh should get the softened mesh.

-Pascal

It doesn’t work. Maybe something is changed. But the command _ExtractPipedCurve doe’s the job.

Hi Micha - I just tried it here and it does seem to work - can you send me an example of it’s not working (ExtractRenderMesh not getting the softened mesh)
Softened mesh.3dm (87.3 KB)

-Pascal

Hi Pascal,

here a model where I can’t extract the mesh. I select the curve with
enabled piping and start _extractrendermesh -> Rhino tells me: “Select
surfaces, polysurfaces, meshes, extrusions and block instances:”. I
don’t know why but the piped curve can’t be selected.

-Micha

Rhino pipe extracting.3dm (871 KB)

Ah, ok, for a ‘piped’ curve, ExtractPipedCurve is the thing. I suppose it should be part of ExtractRenderMesh but it is not, so far…

-Pascal

Sorry, I mixed the topics. I was looking for a extraction command and discourse shows me this topic.

But it could be nice if extract render mesh could do the job. Seldom needed it’s not easy to found. Please create a ticket for:

  • _ExtractPipedCurve could be placed at the RMB of the curve piping button
  • _extracRenderMesh could be supported too

-Micha