Patch

Patch

Command
Patch
Shortcut
-
Button
Right of Command Bar

Create a patch surface from closed Curves or holes along Edges. For holes, G0, G1, G2, and planar continuity options and guide Curves are available.

Creating a Patch from Curves

You can create a patch surface from closed Curves.

  1. Select the closed Curves you want to patch.
  2. Click the button button-patch on the Right of Command Bar.
  3. Set the options in the Command Dialog.
    • Tolerance: Specify the tolerance for the patch.
  4. Confirm with OK in the Command Dialog or right-click.

Patch Holes along Edges

You can patch holes along Edges.

  1. Select the Edges that surround the hole.
  2. Click the button button-patch on the Right of Command Bar.
  3. Set the options in the Command Dialog.
    • Continuity:
      • Planar: Specify the continuity of the Surface as planar.
      • G0, G1, G2
        • Specify the continuity of the Surface.
        • Continuity can be specified individually by clicking on the black circles on the surface.
    • Faces:
      • Single:
      • Minimal:
      • Quality:
    • Tolerance: Specify the tolerance for the patch.
  4. Confirm with OK in the Command Dialog or right-click.

Patch with Guide Curves

You can patch holes along Edges with guide Curves.

  1. Create the guide Curves.
  2. Add an isoparam at each point where the guide curve touches the surface. Use the Isoparam command.
  3. Select the Edges that surround the hole.
  4. Click the button button-patch on the Right of Command Bar.
  5. Select the guide Curves.
  6. Set the options in the Command Dialog.
    • Options are the same as above.
  7. Confirm with OK in the Command Dialog or right-click.

Patch Multiple Holes

You can patch multiple holes at once.

  1. Select the Sheets with multiple holes you want to patch.
  2. Click the button button-patch on the Right of Command Bar.
  3. Holes are patched and made Solid.

Note
If there is a hole that cannot be filled, the command fails.

See also