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Setting the G0, G1, G2 continuity of lofting.

A - answer In the parameters of the LOFT command you can specify the level (order) of continuity, smoothness between profiles of the new surface or solid body.

After you specify the source profiles, use the Settings option and in the dialog "Loft Settings" set the continuity for Smooth fit (LOFTNORMALS).

Subsequently you can adjust the continuity and bulge values on the resulting object through different types of grips - see the different continuity settings on the lofted objects (the same combination of an ellipse + point):

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