Retain only the intersecting portions of one or more parts.

You can select surfaces and solids, including the faces of a part.
  1. On the Geometry ribbon, select the Intersect tool.

    Note: The tool may be hidden in the dropdown menu. To access the dropdown menu, you can do one of the following:
    • Select at the lower right corner of the currently displayed tool.
    • Click and hold the currently displayed tool.
  2. In the guide bar, click for more Options:
    Keep Original Parts: Turn off this option to keep only intersecting parts.
  3. Select the parts.
    Note: The parts must intersect and define a closed volume.
  4. To confirm the selection, and go to part selection, click Apply.
    Note: To go back to part selection, in the guide bar select Back.
  5. In the guide bar, click for more Options:
    • Automatically Create Solids: Automatically create one or more solids from the selected parts. If there are nested solids, the largest one will be created. If there is a piece inside a solid, it will be removed automatically.
    • Group Selection: To select groups of faces, turn on this option. To select individual faces, turn off this option.
      Note: You cannot select a combination of groups of faces and individual faces by turning Group Selection on and off. When you turn off Group Selection, any previously selected faces are deselected.
    • Select Faces to Keep: Turn on this option to select the faces to keep in the next step.
    • Select Faces to Remove: Turn on this option to select the faces to remove in the next step.
  6. Based on the option you chose in the previous step, select one or more faces to keep or remove in the intersection.
  7. Click Apply.
  8. Right-click and mouse through the check mark to exit, or double-right-click.