Hide Table of Contents
TrimEntities Method (ISketchManager)

Trims the specified sketch entities.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub TrimEntities( _
   const dsObjectPtrArray& CuttingEntitiesArray As System.Object, _
   const dsObjectPtrArray& EntitiesToRemoveArray As System.Object, _
   const dsDoubleArray& PointOnEntityDblArray As System.Object _
void TrimEntities( 
   System.object CuttingEntitiesArray,
   System.object EntitiesToRemoveArray,
   System.object PointOnEntityDblArray
   CuttingEntitiesArray : Array,
   EntitiesToRemoveArray : Array,
   PointOnEntityDblArray : Array
COM native C++ 
HRESULT TrimEntities( 
   VARIANT CuttingEntitiesArray,
   VARIANT EntitiesToRemoveArray,
   VARIANT PointOnEntityDblArray
DSRESULT TrimEntities( 
   const dsObjectPtrArray& CuttingEntitiesArray,
   const dsObjectPtrArray& EntitiesToRemoveArray,
   const dsDoubleArray& PointOnEntityDblArray


Array of entities that are used as potential cutting edges; use Lines, InfiniteLines, Rays, PolyLines, Circles, Arcs, and Ellipses as cutting edges to trim the entities in EntitiesToRemoveArray
Array of entities to trim
Array of the doubles of x, y, and z coordinates of the points on the entities in EntitiesToRemoveArray; these points define the sides of the entities that you want to trim


This method works like the DraftSight TRIM command to trim sketch entities.

See Also


DraftSight V1R1.4

Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   TrimEntities Method (ISketchManager)
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:


We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again

Web Help Content Version: API Help (English only) 2023 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.