Trims entities to a cutting line; extends entities when you hold down the Shift key.
Accessing the Command
command bar: trim
menu bar: Modify | Trim
ribbon: Change | Modify | Trim
toolbar: Modify |
Prompts you in the command bar:
Select cutting entities for trim <ENTER to select all>: (Choose one or more entities, or press Enter to select all entities in the drawing)
Entities in set: 1
Select cutting entities for trim <ENTER to select all>: (Choose more entities, or else press Enter to continue the command)
Select entity to trim or shift-select to extend or [Fence/Crossing/Edge mode/ Projection/ eRase]: (Pick a single entity to be trimmed, or enter an option, or press Enter to end the command)
|Select cutting entities for trim||Selects the entities to use as trimmers: Choose one or more entities; you can even select text Press Enter to select all entities in the drawing; entities can both be cutlines and be cut These entities define where crossing entities are trimmed.|
|Shift-select to extend||Extends the picked entities instead of trimming them: Hold down the Shift key while selecting entities to be extended|
|Select entity to trim||Chooses the entity to be trimmed. Select a single entity; only one entity can be trimmed at a time. Your pick point defines the portion of the entity to be removed:|
|Edge mode||Toggles edge mode; prompts you: Extend/No extend - (type E or N.) Extend - trims entities that do not physically intersect the cutting entity. No extend - trim only entities that intersect. This option is affected by the setting of the Projection option; see below.|
|Fence||Cuts entities interactively; prompts you: First point of fence - (specify the fence's starting point.) Next fence point - (specify the next point; press Enter to exit this option.) As you pick fence points in the drawing, BricsCAD immediately trims entities under the fence. The portion of each entity between other entities is trimmed. Use this option together with ALL (select all entities to trim).|
|Crossing||Cuts entities interactively; prompts you: First corner of crossing window - (specify the first corner.) Second corner of crossing window - (specify the second corner.) The portions of the entities that cross the specified rectangle are trimmed.|
|Projection||Defines how intersections are projected; prompts you: None/Ucs/View - (enter an option:) None - entities are not projected Ucs - entities are projected according to the current UCS View - entities are projected according to the current viewpoint This option affects the operation of the Edge option.|
|Erase||Deletes selected entities; prompts you: Select entities to delete - (select the entities.)|
|Undo||Undoes the last trim action. Repeat this option undo earlier trim actions.|
- To trim entities
Break - cuts parts out of entities.
Chamfer - chamfers intersections.
Extend - Extends open entities to a boundary.
Fillet - fillets intersections.
Settings - specifies parameters for trims.