Creates a simple parametric sphere, with position, angle1, angle2, angle3 and radius parameters.
How to use
In the workbench Part click on the sphere icon . The sphere will be positioned at origin (point 0,0,0) on creation. The angle parameters permit to make a portion of sphere instead of a full sphere (they are set to 360° by default).
The parametric sphere is defined by the following parameters:
- Angle 1
- Angle 2
- Angle 3
- as well as the standard set of placement parameters
The picture below gives an overview of a parametric sphere with parameters different from the default value.
- Radius: Radius of the sphere
- Angle 1: 1nd angle to cut / define the sphere
- Angle 2: 2nd angle to cut / define the sphere
- Angle 3: 3rd angle to cut / define the sphere
Because it is quite difficult to explain the meaning of the parameters angle 1, angle 2, angle 3, the picture below gives an explanation about these parameters with following values: angle 1 = -45°, angle 2 = 45° and angle 3= 90°.
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