- [Instructor] A common thing you might want … to do in computer-aided design visualization … is a cutaway view in which you chop away part … of the model to reveal its interior. … And if you are using a polygon mesh object … then the Boolean compound object would be the way … to accomplish that. … But if you've imported your CAD model … as a body object in order to preserve … its perimetric nature and change its level … of detail at any time, then you can't use … the Boolean compound object for that. … For body objects there's a separate workflow … If you want to create a Boolean subtraction … or intersection, use a body cutter object. … I've got the watch model here provided … by Gabriel Corbett of tigerindustrial.com … and I want to cut away part of the watch. … The easiest way to do that is to use a box primitive. … From the create panel under geometry … standard primitives, click on box and in the top … view drag out to define the footprint of the box … so that it encloses the object we want to cut. …
AuthorAaron F. Ross
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