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Cut a hole in a 3D object

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Sorry in advance for what I hope is a simple question, but I can't seem to find an easy answer by searching.

I am doing a quick drawing of our theatre in 3D and want to cut out openings for hallways (no doors or anything). I am basically just trying to cut a simple hole in the face of an extruded shape.

I though I was taught something like making another extruded object going through the extruded object you want to cut the hole in....but that is really I remember.

Any help is appreciated!

Thanks!

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If your cutting a hole through an extruded face it's sometimes easier to just change the original poly rather than the additional subtract solids steps.

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Good point, it is much better to start with the hole, or if you have extruded from the correct side, edit the original poly.

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please don't forget that you can use the Protrusion/Cutout tool to cut holes in the 3D objects. I've been using the Protrusion/Cutout a lot lately, and I like this tool. Combine this tool with working planes and it all becomes much easier.

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