Dealing with unwanted vector boundaries

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JTEagle
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Dealing with unwanted vector boundaries

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I'm doing a project using Design and Make wildlife models. Started with making log stile frame and then done the layout. When I do the toolpath everything is fine until the profile pass. When doing the vector boundary tool it does both inside and outside boundaries of the frame. I just need the outside vectors profile cut, if I cut the inside the layout will fall from the frame. So how do I delete the inside vectors so it won't be cut?

Thank you all for any and all help,

John

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Re: Dealing with unwanted vector boundaries

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If I understand what you want to do....
Ungroup the boundary vectors and delete the vectors you don't want to use....
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Yes Highpockets that is what I'm trying to do. Just need to profile cut on the outside of the frame. I have tried to upload the file and pictures but every time I do it kicks me out of the message board.

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Re: Dealing with unwanted vector boundaries

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Here's an example....

I don't know what your model is, but this will do.
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After creating the vector boundary you'll have two (or maybe more) vector boundaries in a group.
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Click on the vector boundary and right mouse click then select Ungroup. Note: you can also just press "U" to ungroup the vectors.
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Then just choose the vectors you don't want and delete them.

Hope this helps.
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Re: Dealing with unwanted vector boundaries

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highpockets,

Thank you very much for the help, I will give that shot and see what happens .

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Re: Dealing with unwanted vector boundaries

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highpockets,

The info you gave me worked like a charm and thank you.

John

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Re: Dealing with unwanted vector boundaries

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Happy to help....
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