Split with Surfaces

Use the Split: Surfaces tool to split surfaces and solids using surfaces.

Note: Splitting FE geometry surfaces with other FE geometry surfaces is supported; however, the extend trimmer option is not.
  1. From the Geometry ribbon, click the Split > Surfaces tool.

    Figure 1.
  2. Select Surfaces or Solids from the Target selector on the guide bar.
  3. Select target surfaces/solids.
  4. Optional: On the guide bar, click to define split options.
  5. Activate the Tool selector on the guide bar.
  6. Select the surface(s) used to split.
  7. Optional: Review the split sections.
    Restriction: Only available when splitting solids.
    1. Activate the Extend trimmer option.
    2. Click the Review button on the guide bar.
      The split sections are previewed, as shown below on the left. Deselect sections by holding Shift and left-clicking to cut the solid at only the desired locations, as shown below in the middle. The final result is shown on the right.

      Figure 2.
  8. Click Split on the guide bar.