Subtracting Geometry

Apply the subtract operation to remove the overlapping part of the geometry.

  1. Select the geometry part to subtract.
  2. On the Construct tab, in the Modify group, click the  Subtract From icon.
  3. Select the geometry part to be subtracted from (target).
The overlapping part of the geometry is removed (for solids) or new faces, edges, regions are created on the overlapping part (for shells).