I have a lines layer that I want to clip using a polygon and then determine how much line km I have remaining.

Using the clip process I can only keep the lines under the polygon... How can I clip the lines under the polygon and make a shapefile of the remaining lines?

I'm using QGIS 3.16.

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The "Difference" tool in Vector Overlay should do the trick.

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    Thanks! This did exactly what I needed. Jun 3, 2021 at 5:53

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