Arch CutLine

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Arch CutLine.svg Arch CutLine

Menu location
Arch → Cut with line
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Arch CutPlane


The Arch CutLine tool allows you to cut a solid Arch object like an Arch Wall or Arch Structure using a line that is crossing the object.

Arch CutLine example 1.png Arch CutLine example 2.png

Arch Wall cut by a line. Left: subtractive box that appears when using the tool. Right: resulting wall after the cut is done.


  1. Select the object to be cut in the tree view or the 3D view.
  2. Then select the edge to be used to cut the object, for example, a Draft Wire. This object should be selected in the 3D view only.
  3. Press the Arch CutLine.svg Cut Line button.
  4. Choose Behind or Front to indicate what part of the solid will be removed.
  5. Click the OK button.


See also: Arch API and FreeCAD Scripting Basics.