Note: If you want to divide faces that are part of open or closed solid objects, you can use the Faces > Split function. The Dividefunction treats each individual face as an open solid object, therefore the interaction is the same as Dividing Multiple Objects by One Object.
No material is “removed” from the faces, despite the presence of the solid. This can be demonstrated by moving the solid.
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Set the Divide > By Object parameters as required and pick the dividing entity, in this case the blue solid. Press exit.
Note: If more than one face was selected for dividing, you can only pick one object as the dividing tool. However, any number of objects created from the same sketch are considered to be one object. Also, merged objects and those created using Solid > Add functions are also considered one object. Example:
Press OK or Apply in the Feature Guide to complete the function.
If the blue solid is moved, you can see that both faces were divided into two individual faces.
When completed, the Divide appears in the Feature Tree as follows: