How to Enable ‘Stretch Curve’ Command in NX 1872?

How to enable stretch curve command

‘Stretch Curve’ command is useful to move geometric objects while simultaneously stretching or shrinking selected lines.
In NX 12, this command was marked as “to be retired”. It was removed from linear menu.

NX 12 - Stretch Curve Command (to be retired)
NX 12 – Stretch Curve Command (to be retired)

Enabling ‘Stretch Curve’ Command


Continuing to next NX version NX 1847 series, this command remained as “to be retired”.

Starting from NX 1872 series, it was completely removed. But same command can be enabled and used in the NX 1872 series versions using environment variable “NX_SHOW_EDIT_CURVE_STRETCH”.

To enable the command, the user has to set the environment variable “NX_SHOW_EDIT_CURVE_STRETCH” to 1.

Upon setting the environment variable, In the new NX (1872) session, you can add this command to toolbars/ribbon using “Customize” command.

NX 1872 - Stretch Curve Command Finder
NX 1872 – Stretch Curve Command Finder

Note

Command was restored in NX 1899 and it was marked as ‘Legacy’.

In NX 1899 series, command can be found using Command finder or linear menu.

NX 1899 - Stretch (Legacy) Command
NX 1899 – Stretch (Legacy) Command

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