Laid flat surface to curved surface

Dear All, How Can I align This single gore segment, which laid flat on grounded, to its three-dimensional

place on the dome.



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Hello,

I managed to obtain something decent using Sporph component.

However I had to build a base surface with U and V directions aligned with the portion of revolution in Rhino.

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Thank you for your exact solution.

Would you please include the process you used to change the trimmed gore surface to the untrimmed one? I couldn’t understand that part.

Hello,

I did that in Rhino. I baked your curves, drew two splines and a base arc, did a Sweep 2 rails, and then tried to invert/swap U V directions using Dir command, until I got something matching the portion of revolution.

I added those steps in GH in case you need to update your initial surface/curves. You’ll need Lunchbox plugin (downloadable from Package Manager). For the Sporph to work, both surfaces must have same domains and same U/V orientation.

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Thanks a lot, That’s very helpful.