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' MakeNurbsCurve.rvb -- January 2011
' If this code works, it was written by Dale Fugier.
' If not, I don't know who wrote it.
' Works with Rhino 4.0.
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Option Explicit
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' Subroutine: MakeNurbsCurve
' Purpose: Makes a NURBS curve with specified degree, control points,
' weights, and knot vector.
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Sub MakeNurbsCurve
' Specify degree and number of control points:
' The degree must be >= 1 and the number of control points
' must be >= (degree+1). The number of knots is always
' (number of control points + degree - 1).
' Make a non-rational degree 3 NURBS curve with 7 control points
Dim intDegree, intCVCount, intKnotCount
intDegree = 3
intCVCount = 10
intKnotCount = intCVCount+intDegree-1
' Control Points:
' Specify "Euclidean" (world 3-D) locations for the control points.
' Make room for intCVCount control points in the arrControlPoints
' array. The number you pass to ReDim is the maximum valid
' index which is 1 less than the size of the array.
Dim arrControlPoints()
ReDim arrControlPoints(intCVCount-1)
arrControlPoints(0) = Array(0.0, 0.0, 0.0)
arrControlPoints(1) = Array(1.0, 2.0, 3.0)
arrControlPoints(2) = Array(5.0, 8.0, 9.0)
arrControlPoints(3) = Array(4.0, 7.0, 2.0)
arrControlPoints(4) = Array(8.0, 5.0, 6.0)
arrControlPoints(5) = Array(9.0, 5.0, 2.0)
arrControlPoints(6) = Array(5.0, 3.0, 2.0)
arrControlPoints(7) = Array(6.0, 2.0, 3.0)
arrControlPoints(8) = Array(7.0, 4.0, 2.0)
arrControlPoints(9) = Array(8.0, 5.0, 3.0)
' Specify Weights:
' Weights must be > 0. In general you should set the
' first and last weight to 1.
' Make room for intCVCount weight values in the arrWeights
' array. The number you pass to ReDim is the maximum valid
' index which is 1 less than the size of the array.
Dim arrWeights()
ReDim arrWeights(intCVCount-1)
arrWeights(0) = 1.0
arrWeights(1) = 1.1
arrWeights(2) = 0.7
arrWeights(3) = 2.0
arrWeights(4) = 1.8
arrWeights(5) = 0.9
arrWeights(6) = 2.0
arrWeights(7) = 1.3
arrWeights(8) = 0.8
arrWeights(9) = 1.0
' Specify Knots:
' Make room for intKnotCount knot values in the arrKnots
' array. The number you pass to ReDim is the maximum valid
' index which is 1 less than the size of the array.
Dim arrKnots()
ReDim arrKnots(intKnotCount-1)
' Unless you are doing something special, knot vectors
' should be clamped. "Clamped" means the first and last
' degree many knots are the same. In this example the
' first three knots are 0 and the last three knots are 5.
' The interior knots can have multiplicity from 1
' (a "simple" knot) to intDegree (a "full multiplicity")
' knot.
' Start with a full multiplicity knot
arrKnots(0) = 0.0
arrKnots(1) = 0.0
arrKnots(2) = 0.0
' Simple interior knot
arrKnots(3) = 1.0
' Simple interior knot
arrKnots(4) = 3.0
' Full multiplicity interior knot
arrKnots(5) = 5.0
arrKnots(6) = 5.0
arrKnots(7) = 5.0
' Simple interior knot
arrKnots(8) = 7.12345
' End with a full multiplicity knot
arrKnots(9) = 9.0
arrKnots(10) = 9.0
arrKnots(11) = 9.0
' Make the NURBS curve
Dim strObject
strObject = Rhino.AddNurbsCurve(arrControlPoints, arrKnots, intDegree, arrWeights)
End Sub
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