Sweeping Geometry to Create a Surface or Solid

Apply the sweep operation to curves to create surfaces, and to surfaces to create solids.

  1. Select the geometry part that you want to sweep.
  2. On the Construct tab, in the Extend group, click the  Sweep icon.

    Figure 1. The Sweep dialog.
  3. Under From, specify the start point for the sweep operation.
  4. Under To, specify the end point for the sweep operation.
  5. Click Create to sweep the geometry and to close the dialog.