Mesh TrimByPlane

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Mesh TrimByPlane.svg Mesh TrimByPlane

Menu location
Meshes → Cutting → Trim mesh with a plane
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Mesh PolyCut, Mesh PolyTrim


The Mesh TrimByPlane command trims faces and parts of faces on one side of a plane from a mesh object.


  1. Select a single mesh object and a single Part plane. The (extended) plane should intersect the mesh object.
  2. Select the Meshes → Cutting → Mesh TrimByPlane.svg Trim mesh with a plane option from the menu.
  3. The Trim by plane dialog box opens.
  4. Select the side you want to keep by pressing one of the buttons:
    • Below
    • Above
    • Split: removes the faces and parts of faces above the plane, and creates a new mesh object containing them.