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This tool trims two segments at their point of intersection. To apply it, with the tool active click on the lines you wish to trim, close to the ends you want to trim. See examples.

 

 

(a) Original lines. (b) Result when top two lines are selected with trim tool. (c) Result when left two lines are selected with trim tool.
(d) Result when right two lines are selected with trim tool. (e) Result when bottom two lines are selected with trim tool.

 

The Trim tool can also extend some lines to their common point of intersection. If two lines do not cross paths with either original segment, then the Trim tool will extend the segments to the point of intersection. See example below.

 

 

(a) Original lines. (b) Hypothetical lines of intersection (orange).
(c) Results when clicking both lines with the Trim tool.
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