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How to trim multiple lines at an edge with one command?

A - answer Instead of the TRIM command, use the "Cookie cutter" Express Tool - the EXTRIM command. Select the trimming object (polyline, circle, etc.) and side to trim (inside/outside). The trimming object will be used as a fence to select/cut the lines.

You can use EXTRIM e.g. to make a detail of a part of your drawing.

If AutoCAD reports EXTRIM as an unknown command, make sure you have Express Tools installed.

You can also automate erasing objects in the neighborhood by using the TrimOuter utility - see www.cadstudio.cz/download.

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20.10.2003    28724×  

See also:
Tip 12392:Export unfolds of sheetmetal parts to DXF - parameters for iLogic and VBA
Tip 12348:Is it possible to import SketchUp SKP files 2013, 2018 or 2019 into Revit?
Tip 12143:ATrim - dynamic trim/extend by painting.
Tip 12013:How to trim 3D solids with other 3D solid (3D trim).
Tip 11608:Trim to rectangle - cut out a part of a DWG drawing.


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