Command Line 6.3

3.40. explode command

Description: Divides an object into a specific number of surfaces.

Inline mode usage:

  • explode -h: Displays the help file that summarizes the parameters for this command.
  • explode -all: Explode all geometries in the screen.

Interactive mode usage:

  • Invocation: explode or explode -all
  • Parameters:
    • Objects to explode (when not using the all option).


A box was created prior to the following operation:

> explode

Select objects on screen (Press enter when done): // Select the box


We can see the object representing the box was split into 6 different surfaces:

Resulting tree view after the explode operation


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