Arch CutPlane.png Arch CutPlane

Menu location
Arch → Cut Plane
Default shortcut
See also
Arch Remove


The Cut Plane tool allows you to cut an Arch object according to a plan:

  • You can cut an Arch object with the selected face, normal or opposite of the face plan.
  • This add a substraction component CutVolume to the Arch object

Arch CutPlane example.jpg

In the above image, two Arch Structure are cut with respective plane.

How to use

  1. Select the object to be cut, then the face (the face must be the last one you selected)
  2. Press the Arch CutPlane.svg Cut Plane button
  3. Choose if the object is cut behind the normale face or front of the normale face
  4. Click the Ok button


The CutPlane tool can by used in macros and from the python console by using the following function:

cutComponentwithPlane (archObject,face,faceSide) 
  • archObject is the object to cut
  • face is the face of an object that come the plan from
  • faceSide is the side of the face to cut. 0 = Behind, 1 = Front
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