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Trim drawing lines

Last updated March 16, 2018 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Trim drawing lines

Trim drawing lines

You can shorten or extend a line relative to the boundary you select in an open drawing. The boundary can be a line, part, arc, or rectangle, for example.

  1. On the Drawing tab, click Trim .
  2. Select the object you want to use as a boundary.
  3. Click the middle mouse button.
  4. Do one of the following:


    Do this

    Extend the line

    Click the end of the line to extend it to the boundary line.

    Original lines:

    The extended line:

    Shorten the line from the left or right end

    Click the line at the end from which you want to shorten it.

    Original line:

    Line clicked at the left end:

    Line clicked at the right end:

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