Part PointsFromMesh

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Part PointsFromMesh.svg Part PointsFromMesh‎

Menu location
Part → Create points object from geometry
Workbenches
Part
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
0.19
See also
Part ShapeFromMesh, Part ConvertToSolid, Part RefineShape

Description

The Part PointsFromMesh.svg Part PointsFromMesh tool creates a points object from a geometric object. In version 0.20 and below the base object must be a Mesh object, in later versions any geometric object can be selected.

The resulting shape is a compound of vertices, which can be used as reference to further create lines, sketches and faces with other tools, like those from the Workbench Sketcher.svg Sketcher or the Workbench Draft.svg Draft workbenches.

Usage

  1. Select an object.
  2. Select the Part → Part PointsFromMesh.svg Create points object from geometry option from the menu.
  3. The Distance in parameter space dialog opens.
  4. Enter a distance value.
  5. Press the OK button.