Trimming all entities to one side of an object


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Trimming all entities to one side of an object

As it is, AutoCAD's Trim command is very efficient. However, did you know there is an even faster way to trim your geometry? In this lesson we're going to take a look at extrim, a tool that allows us to trim everything to one side of an object. On my screen I have some simple geometry. Let's say I'd like to trim all of the line work on the outside of this circle. To do that I'll type extreme. This stands for Extended Trim and I'm afraid the keyboard is the only way to access this command.

I'll press Enter. I will then select my cutting object and then I'll click to the outside of this circle and AutoCAD trims all of the geometry on that side. Let's try the command again. This time I'd like to trim all of the linework to the inside of this square. I am going to press my Spacebar to re-launch extrim. I'll select the square and then I'll click to the inside. As you can see, the extrim command is very easy to use. Now where am I to use this comm...

Trimming all entities to one side of an object
Video duration: 2m 42s 3h 48m Intermediate

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Trimming all entities to one side of an object provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Secrets

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