Points PolyCut

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    Points PolyCut.svg Points PolyCut

    Menu location
    Points → Cut point cloud
    Default shortcut
    Introduced in version
    See also


    The Points PolyCut command cuts points from point clouds.


    1. During the command the 3D view cannot be changed. It is advisable to properly line up the 3d view first.
    2. Select one or more point clouds.
    3. There are several ways to invoke the command:
      • Press the Points PolyCut.svg Points PolyCut button.
      • Select the Points → Points PolyCut.svg Cut point cloud option from the menu.
    4. Define a polygon in the 3D view.
    5. Select an option from the 3D view context menu:
      • Finish: removes the points that are inside the polygon and finishes the command.
      • Clear: allows to define a different polygon.
      • Cancel: cancels the command.