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Best Fit a Curve Microsurvey 2004 full CAD and Survey.

Postby JustinBoynton » Mon Jul 18, 2005 6:30 am

When I use the "Best Fit a Curve" command I take the following steps:

I select "Best Fit a Curve" from the Cogo drop down menu.

Responding on the command line, I type "a" to add points.

After I have added all of my points, I hit enter and Microsurvey generates a thin blue line that represents the best bit curve.

I then type "d" to draw in the curve.

However, the curve that is then drawn does not trace the thin blue line Microsurvey had initially shown. The drawn line is more angular, and is significantly farther from certain points that should be part of the curve than the thin blue line had been. This occurs even though all the points have the same weight (1) and i have explicitly entered "None" for constraints.

Why is this happening? Is there some setting I need to change?

I have Microsurvey 2004 full CAD and Survey package.
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curve resolution

Postby Glen Cameron » Mon Jul 18, 2005 6:33 am

It sounds like the curve is there, just not being shown as accurately as is needs to be.

Try typing in the command CIRCLERES and set it to 1024 (the max).
> circleres
New value for CIRCLERES <1024>: 1024

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