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On Tue, 20 May 2008 11:39:17 GMT, John Allison wrote:
> The boolean processor for visualisation fails because one volume is > entirely inside the other. This is not a situation that should happen. > To get what you want simply make the smaller volume a daughter of the > larger one; the Geant4 convention is that the daughter replaces - and > hence effectively subtracts from - the volume of the mother. The mother > has the material of the container (iron, say) and the daughter has the > material of the interior (air, say).
So can I interpret you message as: "One should not create a new solid using G4SubtractionSolid("newSolid", solid1, solid2) if solid2 can completely fit inside of solid1"?
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