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Alt+S for Shrink/Fatten doesn't work for me on these bezier curves, and I think the problem is that all the vertices/handles are parallel to the curve length. How do I fix this? Thanks!

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It seems you can't use both a Taper Curve and Control-Point Radius (which AltS adjusts,) to control the scale of a curve's bevel. You have to choose one or the other.

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  • $\begingroup$ I admit I know very little about the fine details of curves, but I made another hair with nurbs curves and was able to get decent curved shapes and also shrink/fatten segments. (I think I also had colliding edge rings at one point though, which bezier doesn't appear to have.) Is there a preference between one or the other for hair? $\endgroup$ – Nintendraw May 31 at 18:18
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    $\begingroup$ Ahhh! .. In that case, I'm no wiser than you.. I've never tried this with NURBS . A quick test shows the same result though.. you don't seem to be able to use a Taper Object and radius. If you use a Taper Object, that's in charge. and Alt S has no effect. $\endgroup$ – Robin Betts May 31 at 18:31

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