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How to execute a boolean operation between solids

7/5/2013
Version 0.13
  1. Click [File]-[New] in menu bar and create new document.
  2. Select [View]-[Workbench]-[Part] in menu bar and move to Part workbenchPartDesign workbench.
  3. Click BoxPart_Box and CylinderPart_Cylinder to create solids.
    Creates 2 solids Creates 2 solids
  4. Click BooleansPart_BooleanOperation, then Booleans dialog will be opened at Task tab in Combo View.
    Boolean operation dialog Boolean operation dialog
  5. Select a type of operation at [Boolean Operation], Box at [First Shape], and Cylinder at [Second Shape]. Click Apply to execute the boolean operation. Operation results will be followings.
    Union Union
    Difference Difference
    Difference Intersection
    Difference Section
  6. Click Close and finish Boolean Operation dialog.
Note:
Executed boolean operation can be canceled. Select the operation result part in tree and click [Delete] in right click menu to cancel operation.
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