Creating a tube as a solid fails, how to achieve?

Hello!

I attempted to create a tube piece having a hole in its side with solid subtraction of a bar from the tube. This failed as neither was recognised as a solid.

It turns out my cylinders from which I created the tube appear to be not solid. The help states an entity is solid if the entity window shows a volume. This is not the case for a pushed circle or a pushed extended circle having the inner area removed (creating a tube by look immediately). As my pushed circle isn’t a solid, I can’t create a tube by subtracting a cylinder having small radius from a cylinder having a bigger radius either.

Thus I ask for help here. Attached the saved circle from which I started all: home.skp (107.8 KB)

The cylinder has to be a group or component before a volume can be displayed.

Shep

Keep in mind that the Solid tools, which include Subtract, are included only in Pro. But that’s okay, you don’t need the Solid tools to make a hole in a tube, and it doesn’t have to be a solid. You can just use the Intersect command. Try this:

-Gully

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Thank you! Thank you!