Author Topic: Contours  (Read 3450 times)

phubb1

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Contours
« on: November 08, 2013, 09:55:38 AM »
Hi
May I ask if when creating contours there would be a reason why the contour is broken into seperate lengths of 2d polylines. This has just occurred on a new survey I am working on. I sure when using this procedure before the contour would be one continuous polyline.
Thanks

Lars

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Re: Contours
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2013, 03:44:27 PM »
Hi!

The reason for this is the code behind the contouring. CadTools use triangles in a very simple way. To calculate contours CadTools examine all planes for every triangle one triangle at time. This results in many contour polylines. This approach is faster than trying to find neighboring triangles.

If you would like to join them, look in the helpfile, Surface, Surface Contours and the bottom part “How to smooth the contour lines”

/Lars