Object Manipulation

How to Add a Margin to an Object

When you create an object using one of these operations, you can shrink or enlarge the operation result to create your target volume.



Step

1.

Start one of the operations Copy, Union, Subtraction or Intersection.

2.

Select Margin.

3.

Choose the width of the margin using the slider displayed .

4.

You can customize the margin further with parameters available under Advanced . Move the slides to adjust the margin in the directions:

  • L – R (left – right)

  • A – P (anterior – posterior)

  • H – F (head – foot)

5.

A preview of the new object is displayed in the slice view and listed under OPERATION PREVIEW.

6.

If you are satisfied with the operation, select Store to store the modified object with the new margin.

7.

A dialog is displayed providing a default name and other values which you can change.

8.

Select OK to save the object.

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Article No. 60917-43EN

Date of publication: 2017-10-10