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How can I make a cutout of a smaller rectangle from a bigger one.

I am looking to a semilar command to CLIPSURFACE which I can use in 2D only.

Can anyone help me?

Kind Regards,



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Not sure exactly what your goal is, and I assume you mean "cube" instead of "rectangle", but there are a couple ways to do this. Here is one: 1) SELECT the object to be cut; 2) SHIFT SELECT the "cutter" object; 3) Go to the menu item MODEL>SUBTRACT SOLIDS.4) A dialog will ask you to choose (or verify) which object is being subtracted from, make (or leave) your choice and hit OK. Have fun :-)

[Oh, PS: I reread your post. Are you really cutting "hybribs" or just simple extruded shapes? And by hybrids do you mean SYMBOLS and/or PlugIns? If so, then you may need to UNGROUP the objects first, which means they will lose their editable] fields...

[ 01-09-2005, 10:10 AM: Message edited by: CipesDesign ]

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If you want to clip a Floor (or Column):

1- edit menu > cut the smaller retangle

2- enter the floor (double click it)

3- edit menu > paste in place

4- clip surface

5- exit the floor ([done] at the top right of the window)

[ 01-13-2005, 04:30 PM: Message edited by: Alexandre B A Villares ]

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