Trim Pierce

Define trim and pierce features of the part.

  1. On the Die Design ribbon, select the Part tool.
    Selectable edges are highlighted in blue.

  2. In the guide bar, choose an edge selection method:
    • Tangent Selection: When you click an edge, all tangent edges are automatically selected.
    • Chain Selection: When you click an edge, all connected edges are automatically selected.
    • Single Selection: When you click an edge, only one edge is selected at a time.
  3. Select the edges where you would like to define the trim line.
    Selected edges are highlighted in black.

  4. Right-click and mouse through the check mark to exit, or double-right-click.
    Selected edges are extracted and designated as trim features in the model browser.
    To Do this
    Only view the trim line in the modeling window
    1. In the model browser, click the icon next to the assigned part to hide it from the modeling window view.
    2. The trim line remains.