Deforms one or more connected faces of a 3D solid/surface by moving and rotating their edges.
Accessing the Command
command bar: dmdeformmove
menu bar: Model | Direct Modeling | Deform | Move Edge
toolbar: Direct Modeling | Move Edge
ribbon:
- Modeling Workspace
- Home | Direct modeling | Move Edge
- Solid | Direct modeling | Move Edge
- Surface | Direct modeling | Move Edge
- Mechanical Workspace
- Home | Solid editing | Move Edge
- Solid | Deform | Move Edge
- Surface | Deform | Move Edge
Quad cursor menu: Model | Move Edge
: dmdeformmove
Prompts you in the command bar:
Select edges of a 3D solid, surface or region: (Select an edge.)
Entities in set: 1
Select edges of a 3D solid, surface or region: (Select more edges or press Enter.)
Specify deformation value or set [Base point/Direction/additional Faces]: (Specify the deformation or choose an option.)
Command Options
Option |
Description |
Specify Deformation Value |
To specify the deformation do one of the following:
The edges are rotated around an axis passing through the base point (3) in the deformation direction.
Dynamics (left) and final result (right) |
Base Point |
Allows to specify the base point. The deformation axis passes through the base point. Prompts you: Specify new deformation point: - (Specify a point in the drawing.) |
Direction |
Allows to specify the direction of the deformation axis. Prompts you: Select axial entity or define direction by [2Points/Xaxis/Yaxis/Zaxis] <2Points>: (Choose an option or press Enter to define the direction by specifying two points in the drawing.) |
Additional Faces |
Allows to select additional faces to be deformed, in addition to ones adjacent to the selected edge(s). Prompts you: Select additional deformable faces: - (Select a face.) Entities in set: 1 Select additional deformable faces: - (Select more faces or press Enter.) |
Related Commands
DmDeformCurve - deforms one or more connected faces of a 3D solid/surface by replacing their edges with given curves.
DmDeformPoint - deforms a region, one or more connected faces of a 3D solid or a surface by moving a point lying on one of them in arbitrary 3D direction.
DmTwist - modifies a 3D solid, surface or region by twisting a portion defined by two points around an axis.