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Why won't trim tool work


I'm trying to draw 2D contours which involve elliptical shapes. Can't trim to the ellipses at all. This is going to be impossible to draw unless I can do this - can anyone help?

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Are the contours and elliptical shapes at the same level? For trimming they need to be at the same level to intersect.


Are they on the same layer or on different layers? If the latter, did you check if View>Layer options>Show/snap/modify others is active or not?

You may want to do the same for classes as well , just in case.


Another possibility is that one of the things you want to trim is in a group (e.g. because you accidentally grouped them) or a symbol.

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