Part Modeling > Edit Features > Offset > Offset Curve > To Offset a Curve Normal to Surface
To Offset a Curve Normal to Surface
1. Select a curve and click Model > Offset. The curve is highlighted, and the Offset tab opens. The selected curve appears in the Offset curve collector on the References tab.
2. Select to offset the curve in a direction normal to the reference surface.
3. Click the Reference quilt collector and select a quilt or surface to act as a reference for the offset curve. By default, the quilt or surface on which the offset curve is located is selected as the reference.
4. Enter an offset value in the box.
5. Click to flip the direction of the offset.
6. Click to complete the offset curve.