clipping path

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clipping path

A silhouette of an area that serves as a mask. Only that portion within the clipping path (mask) appears when placed into another application or combined with another image. The area outside the clipping path becomes transparent.
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A clipping plane feature automatically eliminates unnecessarily probed features.
PolyWorks supports defining the clipping plane either before or after scanning.
The generated clipping plane does not have visualization feature.
o Enhanced Simulation Review: ST3 allows designers to see what's happening inside their model via improved post processing display capabilities with clipping planes.
dynamic clipping planes that enable cross-section viewing of models;
Some AutoCAD 2000-related features included in the Autoplant software include the ability to route in either hidden line or shaded mode; linestyles that are retained when plotted; 3-D orbit and clipping planes, and enhanced drawing layouts.