Arch MeshToShape.png Arch MeshToShape

Menu location
Arch -> Utilities -> Mesh to Shape
Default shortcut
See also
Arch RemoveShape


This tool converts a selected Mesh object into a Shape object. Note that this tool is optimized for objects with flat faces (no curves). The corresponding tool from the Part Workbench might be more suited for objects that contain curved surfaces.

How to use

  1. Select a mesh object
  2. Press the Arch MeshToShape.png Mesh to Shape entry in Arch -> Utilities menu


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

meshToShape (object,[mark]) 

turns a mesh into a shape, joining coplanar facets.

If mark is True (default), non-solid objects will be marked in red

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