Sketcher Trimming

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Sketcher Trimming.png Sketcher Trim edge

Menu location
Sketch → Sketcher geometries → Trim edge
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Sketcher Extend edge


This tool trims an edge to the nearest overlapping edge.

SketcherTrimExample1.png SketcherTrimExample2.png SketcherTrimExample3.png

How to use

  1. Press the Sketcher Trimming.png trim edge button. The mouse pointer turns into a white cross with a red trim symbol.
  2. Click on the edge that you want to trim.
  3. The line segment will be trimmed to the nearest overlapping line(s). If there are other sketch elements on both sides of the clicked position, the clicked piece is cut out.
  4. Pressing ESC or pressing the right mouse button will terminate the function.


  • Arcs of hyperbola, arcs of parabola and B-splines cannot be trimmed at this time.