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Clipping Symbols


HI all,


Maybe someone has a suggestion about how to do this, but I would love to see a symbol clipping/slicing feature added.

While you can scale them to be shorter, that deforms the detail. I'd like to be able to put a clipping pane, or slice so that the symbol still appears in part counts etc,


So for example, if I have a ply board run of 30', I can laydown 4 full 8' symbols to make a 32' long run, and then clip off the last 2'. That way the part count will still read as 4 needed, but the geometry shows 30' long.


Any ideas (I don't want to use symbol scaling, as it squashes the detail, rather than cutting it off, as in real-world)


Thanks in advance


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Seems like the same query came up nearly 9 years ago!


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Hi @RussU this is something similar to ideas being floated by @digitalcarbon.  Take a look at his posts.  


Also have a look at this thread.  


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