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    So I'm having an issue joining some polylines I have in order to make a dimer shape (two circles meeting at one point, with two lines connecting them). I started by making the circles, followed by two lines extending from circle to circle. I then trimmed the lines to get the attached geometry. However, I cannot join the shape, and was wondering how this could be done. Thanks!
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    Is this what you are attempting to do?

    DimmerShape1.JPG

    FYI - Your drawing should contain a total of four objects (two lines & two circles). It actually contains seven objects as you have some duplicates. Either use the Overkill command to remove the duplicate objects or erase and redraw what you did.
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    That looks pretty spot on! Although the circles have to be intersecting at a point in the middle, but that's pretty much what I'm going for. I extruded then used union, but I also want to fill the space in between. How did you make the one you attached?

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    This is what I have so far


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    Create the triangular shape and use PressPull to extrude it. Mirror to other side. But, don't join everything.

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    Trim the circles, then use PressPull, pick in the interior of the shape and not an edge.
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