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Splitting Surfaces

You can split surfaces with the Split tool. You can also split a combination of surfaces and solid bodies.

To split a surface:

  1. Open install_dir\samples\whatsnew\parts\split.sldprt.
  2. Click Split (Mold Tools toolbar) or Insert > Features > Split.
  3. In the graphics area, select Surface-Extrude1 for Trimming Surfaces .

  4. In the PropertyManager, under Target Bodies, click Selected bodies.
  5. For Solids or Surfaces to Split , in the FeatureManager design tree, in the Surface Bodies folder, select Surface-Knit1 .

  6. In the PropertyManager:
    1. Under Target Bodies, click Cut Bodies.
    2. Under Resulting Bodies, select the check boxes in rows 1 and 2.
    3. Click .

  7. In the FeatureManager design tree, right-click Surface-Extrude1 and click Hide .

  8. Rotate the model to see that the selected bodies are split by the surface. The mounting bosses (Boss-Extrude1 ) were not split.

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