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Fillet "Hidden" Edges

Discussion in 'Using Alibre Design' started by DBC, Aug 15, 2019.

  1. DBC

    DBC Senior Member

    I am trying to fillet some edges that are hidden in a bottle and I can't select them even in wireframe view, nor does the section view work while having the fillet tool active, thinking I might be able to select them in a section view. Surely there must be some way to select an edge that appears to be hidden in Alibre? In TurboCAD one just presses the page down key on the keyboard to move down to hidden edges. In SW I believe you can us the section tool to open up models to see and work inside - might not even need to do that, as I don't quite recall.
     

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  2. DBC

    DBC Senior Member

    I found "precise section". Perhaps that what is needed. If there are other options please let me know.
     

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  3. NateLiqGrav

    NateLiqGrav Alibre Super User

    You can right click over the line and use the "Advanced Selector..." to pick things behind.
    Or
    Change the selection filter to "Select Edges" to narrow down what you want to select.
     
  4. DBC

    DBC Senior Member

    Very good! Thank you.
     
  5. OTE_TheMissile

    OTE_TheMissile Alibre Super User

    I've done this kind of work using Alibre's Section tool as well
     

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