JTB TrimWindow

JTB TrimWindow

Win32 and 64, English

JTB World Inc.
App to quickly copy a rectangular window of selected objects out from your drawing, and trim everything outside the window's edges. The result can be copied to the current drawing or to the clipboard.

General Usage Instructions

Run TrimWindow_Settings to bring up the settings window where you can select how TrimWindow generates the output:

  • Option to put all TrimWindow's object to an anonymous block
  • Option to run move command to move TrimWindow to a new location, or copy it to clipboard so that you can use PasteClip command to insert it later elsewhere
  • There is also a custom option requested by an Autodesk® AutoCAD® Architecture client. This option creates a reactor that runs command ShowModelSpaceViews after any Regen command.

Then, you can run TrimWindow command by clicking to the ribbon, or type its name to the command line, and follow the on-screen instructions. (See Description section above).



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Copy a rectangular window of selected objects out from your drawing, and trim everything outside the window's edges.


Select output options of TrimWindow command.


Open Activation Form to activate the app. This command is available in command line only.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it. 

On Windows 10 Version 1703 or later press Windows+I on the keyboard to access Settings or click the lower-left Start button on the desktop to expand Start Menu and then select Settings in it. Click on Apps. On older versions click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features or Control Panel > Add. On click Control Panel > Programs > Remove Programs.

Additional Information

Known Issues

Supported object types are: 2D line, curve, 3D poly, dimension, leader. Text and hatch are copied only, not trimmed.


Company Name: JTB World Inc.
Support Contact: info@jtbworld.com

Author/Company Information

JTB World Inc.

Support Information

For support visit our Contact page.

Version History

Version Number Version Description


Fixed error of Xref falsely detected as not found.


Added AutoCAD 2022 support


Upgraded to License 4.3


Added support for AutoCAD® 2021. Updated installer.


Added support for AutoCAD® 2020. Updated installer.


Initial release
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