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    The image below is an unrolled surface of a hexagon tube. Why do the sides overlap? I don't mind if they overlap a little bit, but sometimes it can be pretty bad and obvious.. How do I avoid this? Thank you!

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    Can you zip and attach the original file rather than a picture?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JD Mather View Post
    Can you zip and attach the original file rather than a picture?

    There you go..
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    You attached the image again, not the file.

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    unroll surface-hexagons.zip

    Sorry! I was half awake yesterday and didn't read it properly.. Hope I get it right this time

    Thanks for your patience

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    Some of your surfaces have a twist to them so, even though they are ruled surfaces, they are not necessarily developable.

    If you relax the tolerance setting (Tools-Options-Document Properties-Units) to 0.2 millimeters the edges match up and the resulting area is still very close to the original.
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    Thank you so much!

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