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FreeCAD: How to execute a boolean operation between solids?

Update: May 15, 2021
FreeCAD 0.19
  1. Create new documentNew Document icon and switch workbench to Part workbenchPart workbench.

  2. Click BoxPart_Box and CylinderPart_Cylinder to create solids.

    Boolean-Parts
    Creates 2 solids
  3. Click BooleansPart_Booleans, then Boolean Operation dialog will be opened at Task tab in Combo View.

    Boolean-Task
    Boolean Operation dialog
  4. Select a type of operation at [Boolean Operation], Box at [First Shape] and Cylinder at [Second Shape]. Click Apply to execute the boolean operation.

    Operation results are shown below.

    Union
    Union
    Difference
    Difference
    Difference
    Intersection
    Difference
    Section
  5. Click Close to finish Boolean Operation dialog.

Note: Executed boolean operation can be canceled. Select the operation result part in model tree and click [Delete] in right click menu to cancel operation.

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