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Re: NURBS Package Available

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  • From: Szabolcs Horvát <szhorvat at>
  • Date: Sat, 25 May 2013 05:40:19 -0400 (EDT)
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Mathematica does support B-spline surfaces through BSplineSurface.

I just tried exporting to DXF and it worked.  The B-splines were 
approximated with polygons in the export though.  I'm not sure if this 
is the case for all formats or not (try!)

Also, have you tried emailing the package author?

On 2013-05-24 09:29:50 +0000, BobDuke said:

> This package (IGES export of splines) is exactly what I need, but 
> unfortunately the link is dead and a lengthy Google search did not 
> reveal another source.
> If anyone still has a copy of this package I'd be very grateful for a 
> copy sent by email!!!
> Many, many thanks in advance,
> Robert.Herzog (at)
> On Wednesday, August 20, 2008 10:05:00 AM UTC+2, blac... at wrote:
>> It has been suggested a number of times that the ability to "export"
>> analytic surfaces to a CAD interchange format (IGES, STEP, DXF, etc)
>> would be valuable.  I have developed a package that enables one to
>> create and export B-spline curves and surfaces based on user-supplied
>> control points, data points, or analytic functions.  The idea is that
>> the user has control over the creation of the B-spline object, and so
>> the creation of the IGES file and its fidelity in the CAD package is
>> completely predictable.
>> It will be located at my website,  It is a
>> work in progress, so please be kind, and be sure to leave some
>> constructive comments.
>> The package was developed in part with assistance from Wolfram
>> Research staff, as part of their 2008 Advanced Mathematica Summer
>> School.
>> Steve B

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