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Andy Haengaertner

Is there a Node to get the tangent plane of a surface normal?

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Hi all,

 

I can get the surface normal of a specific point of a NURBS surface.

I'm wondering if there is a way (Node) to get the tangent plane of this surface normal and assign it to a planar 2D object.

 

Does anyone have a tipp or even better a solution for this?

 

Thanks in advance

Andy

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Hello,

 

There is a node in the Operations folder called the Orient node that allows you to set the z- axis of an object based on a 3D vector. I believe this will work for you based on the parameters you already have.

 

Here is an example file.

OrientNode.vwx

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