Surface Extract

Extract one or more surfaces of an object.

This tool creates a Surface Extract object in the Model Browser that contains each extracted surface as a separate object.

  1. On the ribbon, click the Modify tab.
  2. Click the Surface Extract icon.

  3. Select the surfaces. Right-click to confirm.
  4. Optional: To define the output, in the guide bar, choose one of the following:
    • To extract a surface, click Extract Mode.
    • To extract a surface and duplicate the source object as a separate object, click Duplicate Mode.
    • If multiple surfaces were selected, to combine all surfaces, click Combine Selection.
  5. Optional: To create an object that is the inverse of the previous selection, in the guide bar, click Invert Selection.
  6. Right-click and mouse through the check mark to exit, or double-right-click.