Part PointsFromMesh

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Part PointsFromMesh.svg Part PointsFromMesh‎

Menu location
Part → Create points object from mesh
Workbenches
Part
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
0.19
See also
Part ShapeFromMesh, Part ConvertToSolid, Part RefineShape


Description

The Part PointsFromMesh.svg Part PointsFromMesh tool creates a shape starting from a mesh object imported or produced from the Workbench Mesh.svg Mesh Workbench

The resulting shape is a collection of vertices or points, which can be used as reference to further create lines, sketches and faces with other tools, like those from the Workbench Sketcher.svg Sketcher or the Workbench Draft.svg Draft workbenches.

Usage

  1. Select the mesh object.
  2. Go to Part → Part PointsFromMesh.svg Create points object from mesh.
  3. A shape from the mesh object is created as a separate new object.

There will be no analyzing or validating of the mesh object. Analyzing and repairing of the mesh should be done manually before conversion, if needed. Appropriate tools are available in the Workbench Mesh.svg Mesh Workbench

Notes

Properties

Limitations

Scripting