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Old   March 16, 2017, 18:00
Question Boolean Not Available?... (Greyed Out)
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I have uploaded a simple geometry HERE.
When I open this file in DesignModeler the Boolean operation (Create > Boolean) is greyed out and I am not able to select it.

I was wondering if anyone could help me figure out why that is and how I can fix it.

I am new to ANSYS so forgive me if this is a trivial question but I have googled this extensively and was not able to find any other example of a similar issue.

Thank you for your help
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Old   March 16, 2017, 21:04
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I was able to figure this out after playing around with the software.
For anyone having the same issue, the way DesignModeler works is that by default it merges the different solids. To create a solid and not have it merged with the previous body you need to choose "add frozen" when creating the new volume. This allows for having two separate bodies that can be subject to Boolean operations.
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Old   November 29, 2022, 12:44
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I've chosen "add frozen" to the surface that I've created but it won't select it as the tool body while subtracting.
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