How to calculate the volume of a shell body , like a bottle in Solidworks?

How to calculate the volume of a shell body , like a bottle in Solidworks? I want to measure the volume upto a certain plane so that i can know the exact volume of fluid it can contain an d also the overflow volume.

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A really simple way is to create a body using the interior cavity of the bottle. Then just click on that body and hit mass properties in the evaluate tab.

 
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The following video shows a very easy and fast method using the intersect tool.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3f7C3Cf88Q0
Note that the intersect tool was introduced in Solidworks 2013 and is not available in previous versions

 
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