You can separate all disconnected parts of a solid, or parts that only touch at a vertex. The composite solid cannot share a common area or volume. After separation, these parts become individual solids.
You can create a solid with disconnected parts in several ways: 1) by combining two solids that are not overlapping; 2) by using the Subtract command to split a solid into multiple disconnected pieces; or 3) by using the Intersect command.
To separate a solid
- Do one of the following:
Select the solid entity you wish to separate.
- Choose Modify > Solids Editing > Separate.
- On the Solids Editing toolbar, click the Separate tool ().
- Type solidedit, press Enter, choose Body, and then
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