Part Cut

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Part Cut

Menu location
Part → Boolean → Cut
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Part Boolean, Part Fuse, Part Common


Cuts (subtracts) selected Part objects, the last one being subtracted from the first one. This operation is fully parametric and the components can be modified and the result recomputed.

Note: This command is an automated form of the Boolean operation.



  1. Select two shapes
  2. Invoke the Part Cut command several ways:
    • Press the Cut button in the Part toolbar
    • Use the Part → Boolean → Cut entry from the Part menu

Supported inputs

Input objects must be OpenCASCADE shapes. For example objects made with the Part, PartDesign or Sketcher workbenches. For meshes there are dedicated Boolean tools in Mesh Workbench.