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Displaying the curvature comb or radii of a general curve - CurvComb.

A - answer Using the freeware utility CurvComb you can display the curvature in individual sections of a general curve, e.g. a spline. The value of curvature (derivation) or radius at a given point is displayed by a length vector. In the case of radius, the vector has a length of 1:1, so it points exactly to the centre of the continuous arc. In the case of curvature, it is a relative value (relative to the size of the viewport). The comb is a group of lines (individually by Ctrl+Shift+A).

Download the CurvComb utility from Download, load it into your AutoCAD using APPLOAD and run it by typing the CURVCOMB command. Select the curve and choose the curvature or radius option. Then determine the density of the displayed comb.

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Tip 2981:How to display continuity and curvature of spline curves?

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