Chamfer Edges

Create beveled edges.

  1. On the Geometry ribbon, in the Modify group, in the Fillets tool group, click the Chamfer Edges tool.

  2. Select edges to chamfer.
    • To select an edge, click the edge.
    • To select multiple edges, use box selection or press Ctrl while clicking the edges.
    • To select all of the boundary edges of a face, click the face.
  3. Choose from the following options:
    • Distance, Angle: Enter a horizontal distance and an angle.
    • Distance, Distance: Enter a horizontal distance and a vertical distance.

    If you entered an invalid value, the text box is highlighted in red.

    Note: The values you enter will be automatically applied to all selected features.
  4. Create the chamfer(s).
    • Chamfer individual edges by clicking a selected edge.
    • Chamfer all selected edges by clicking Chamfer All.
    Features are automatically retained and notches are preserved on sheets.

    Figure 1. Creating a Chamfer
  • By default, clicking an edge will also select all of its tangent edges. Deselect Tangent Propagation in the microdialog to disable this behavior.
  • Reverse the side the distance and angle are measured from by clicking in the microdialog.
  • If a distance/angle text box is highlighted red due to an invalid edge selection, press Ctrl+Z to undo or press Ctrl while clicking to deselect the edge. The previously valid selection will reappear.
  • Change the default chamfer distance and angle in the Preferences.

Keyboard Shortcuts & Mouse Controls

To Do this
Select features Click
Append/remove feature selection Ctrl+click
Delete selected feature Delete+click
Delete selected filleted/chamfered face Delete
Exit tool Right-click and mouse through the check mark to exit, or double-right-click.