Pinpoint

Applies to: Curves

Summary:Meshes a curve with node spacing specified by the user.

To pinpoint where to place nodes on a curve

  1. On the Command Panel, click on Mesh and then Curve.
  2. Click on the Mesh action button.
  3. Enter the values for Select Curves. This can also be done using the Pick Widget function.
  4. Select Pinpoint from the drop-down menu.
  5. Enter the appropriate value for Distance(s) Along Curve:.
  6. Click on Apply Size and then Mesh.

Curve <range> Scheme Pinpoint Location <list of doubles>

Discussion:

The Pinpoint scheme allow the user to specify exactly where on a curve to place nodes. The list of doubles are absolute positions, measured from the start vertex. The user can enter as many as needed, and they do not need to be in numerical order. Below is an example of a curve that has been meshed using the following scheme:

curve 2 scheme pinpoint location 1 4 5 6 6.2 6.4 6.6 9: