To Work with Pressing or Pulling Bounded Areas or Objects

To Work with Pressing or Pulling Bounded Areas or Objects

How to create holes and objects by pressing and pulling. 

For best results, set your drawing to an isometric view before doing a press or pull operation. 

Push a Hole into a 3D Solid

  1. Create a circle or other closed shape on the surface of a 3D solid object. 
  2. Click Home tab > Modeling panel > Presspull. 
  3. Click inside the closed shape or object and drag the cursor towards the interior of the 3D solid object to create the hole. 

Create a Solid Object by Pulling a Closed Object

  1. Click Home tab > Modeling panel > Presspull. 
  2. Click a closed object such as a circle or spline and move the cursor to establish an extrusion direction. 
  3. Enter a value or click in the drawing area to indicate the height of the extrusion. 

Pull a Bounded Area to Create a 3D Solid

  1. Click Home tab > Modeling panel > Presspull. 
  2. You can also press and hold Ctrl+Shift+E. 
  3. Click any closed area that is bounded by coplanar objects or edges. 
  4. Drag the mouse to establish an extrusion direction. 
  5. Enter a value or click in the drawing area to indicate the extrusion distance. 

Press or Pull Multiple Areas or Objects

Objects used for a multiple press or pull operation must all support the same type of behavior (extrusion or offset). The distance is calculated from the last object you select. 
  1. Click Home tab > Modeling panel > Presspull. 
  2. Do one of the following: 
    1. Press and hold Shift as you select the object, face, or area. 
    2. Select the object, face, or area. The enter (Multiple) and continue to make selections. 
  3. Press Enter when the selection set is complete. 
  4. Follow the prompts to complete the activity. 

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