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In solidworks how to convert boss extrude to extruded cut?

By TAREQ_BELAL on 01 Apr 14:47 6 answers 13612 views 2 comments

I have made a boss-extrude feature and i want to substitute it with an extruded-cut

6 answers

  • Joey Loesch
    Joey Loesch over 4 years ago

    You could just delete the boss extrude (but do not delete the absorbed sketch) and then do an extruded cut using the sketch.

  • Sudhir Gill
    Sudhir Gill over 4 years ago

    Uncheck Merge result from the Extrude feature and then Use Boolean operation i.e. Feature >> Combine and then subtract the extruded body from the main body.

  • Steve Edwards
    Steve Edwards over 3 years ago

    Make sure 'Instant 3D' is checked
    Click on the Extrude and then drag the direction arrow so that the feature is below the surface and Solidworks will convert the feature to an Extrude Cut
    Vice Versa for changing an Extrude Cut into an Extrude

  • TAREQ_BELAL
    TAREQ_BELAL over 4 years ago

    Thank you Joey

    then there is no option in the program to convert or revert the feature to another type of feature

    i hope the solidworks co. to work on developing this option

    i found a lot of people on the net asking the same question but no new answers all answers are the same

    you have to delete the feature and redo another new one

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