To Create a Cut Using an Element Profile
Cut Solids by Curves tool (
- Modify the settings for the cut as required.
- (Optional) Set the Cut Depth by keying in the value or use Variable link to set the value to an existing variable from the Variables dialog.
- Select the solid to cut.
Select the cutting element.
An arrow appears to indicate the cut direction.
- (Optional) Adjust the cut direction as needed
- (Optional) Hold <Ctrl> and select to add additional cutting profiles.
Enter a data point to accept the cut.
Create a cut using an element profile. Left: Cut Method = Outside profile, Cut Direction = Both, Cut Mode = Through / Right: Cut Method = Inside profile, Cut Direction = Both, Cut mode = Define Depth, Depth = 13
Left: Cut Method = Split solid, Cut Direction = Back, Cut Depth = 13, the solid is split into segments by the cutting profile / Right: When an open profile is used, such as an arc, it is extended tangentially from its endpoints to intersect the solid, Cut Method = Inside Profile, Cut Direction = Back, Cut Depth = 20