View Full Version : Rail extrude erratic?

08-29-2005, 04:17 PM
I'm trying to use the Rail Extrude function to extrude a polygon along a single path. I drew a path as I need it using the bezier tool. I position the polygon so it's perpendicular to the end of the path.

But when I use the Rail Extrude tool, the resulting geometry doesn't really conform to the path. It extrudes out the polygon, but it sort of shoots off into space. The object sort of in a general way conforms to the path. But also, it only extrudes out for the 1st segment of the bezier path. It just stops. I've been fiddling with the settings but nothing seems to make it just follow the path.

Why can't I get it to simply extrude along the curve?



08-29-2005, 05:34 PM
When using Bezier curves, you need to select all splines and merge them using shift z. Then rail extrude will follow the entire path.

08-29-2005, 10:43 PM
Ah, ok, that worked. I ended up rebuilding the spline, but this will help for the future.