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Split Lines

The Split Line tool_Split_Line_Curves.gif tool projects an entity (sketch, solid, surface, face, plane, or surface spline) to surfaces, or curved or planar faces. It divides a selected face into multiple separate faces. You can split curves on multiple bodies with one command.

You can create the following split lines:

Projection Projects a sketch on a surface. You can pattern split line features that were created using projected curves.
  Ref_geom_split_line_projection1.gif
  Ref_geom_split_line_projection2.gif
  You can create split lines using sketched text. This is useful for creating items such as decals.
SplitLine_SketchedTxt_wn2010.gif
Silhouette Creates a split line on a cylindrical part.
  Ref_geom_split_line_silhouette1.gif
  Ref_geom_split_line_silhouette2.gif
Intersection Splits faces with an intersecting solid, surface, face, plane, or surface spline.
  split_line_before.gif
  split_line_after.gif
When you create a split line with an open profile sketch, the sketch must span at least two edges of the model.


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