How slice function works in AutoCAD?

How do you carve in AutoCAD?

Carve a solid with a surface

  1. Create the solid. …
  2. Create the surface. …
  3. Feel free to add other surfaces if you need them. …
  4. Start the SLICE command. …
  5. At the Select objects to slice: prompt, select the box (or other solid). …
  6. At the Specify start point of slicing plane or [planar.

How do you cut a surface with a solid in AutoCAD?

Slice a 3D Solid or Surface With a Surface

  1. Click Home tab Solid Editing panel Slice. …
  2. Select the 3D solid or surface objects to slice. …
  3. At the Command prompt, enter s (Surface).
  4. Press Enter.
  5. Select a surface to use as the cutting plane.

What are the shortcut keys in AutoCAD?

Shortcut Keys Reference

Shortcut Key Description
ALT+F11 Displays the Visual Basic Editor (AutoCAD only)
CTRL+F2 Displays the Text window
CTRL+F4 Closes the current drawing
CTRL+F6 Moves to the next file tab

How do I cut a shape in AutoCAD?

To Trim an Object

  1. Click Home tab Modify panel Trim. Find.
  2. Select the objects to serve as cutting edges. Press Enter when you finish selecting the cutting edges. …
  3. Select the objects to trim and press Enter a second time when you finish selecting the objects to trim.
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How do I trim in AutoCAD 3D?

To Trim in 3D Using the Current View Plane

  1. Click Home tab Modify panel Trim. Find.
  2. Select the cutting edge for trimming (1).
  3. Enter p (Project).
  4. Enter v (View).
  5. Select the object to trim (2).

How do you cut solid?

Slice a 3D Solid or Surface With a Cutting Plane

  1. Click Home tab Solid Editing panel Slice. Find.
  2. Select the 3D solid or surface objects to slice. Press Enter.
  3. Specify two points to define the cutting plane.
  4. Specify which side of the sliced object to retain, or enter b (Both) to retain both sides.

How do you use solid in AutoCAD?

Slice a 3D Solid or Surface With a Surface

  1. Click Home tab Solid Editing panel Slice. …
  2. Select the 3D solid or surface objects to slice. …
  3. At the Command prompt, enter s (Surface).
  4. Press Enter.
  5. Select a surface to use as the cutting plane.

How do you edit 3D solids in AutoCAD?

Using grips to edit solids

To edit a 3D solid by using grips, select the 3D solid when no command is running, and then select the grip that you want to use to edit the solid.