Trimming and extending geometry


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Trimming and extending geometry

In this lesson we are going to learn how to clean up our geometry. We are going to look at the Trim and Extend commands. Trim and Extend help us correct our line work after we have made changes. On my screen I have some simple geometry. Let's say I'd like to remove this line work on the inside of this small circle. To do that, I will launch the Trim command. Trim is located in the Modify panel of the Ribbon. The icon is right here. Now that I have launched the tool, take a look at the command line. AutoCAD is asking me to select a cutting edge. When we use the Trim command, we are essentially using one object to cut another.

So I am going to select this circle as my cutting edge and then I will right-click. Then I will click the objects I'd like to Trim, and when I am finished, I will hit my Esc key. Notice AutoCAD trimmed those entities back to meet that cutting edge. Let's take a look at the exact opposite situation. Maybe I have had a design change. I am going to select th...

Trimming and extending geometry
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Trimming and extending geometry provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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