New to blender and I am having difficulty subtracting two objects from each other.

I have made a surface from a bezier curve which I extruded (using 2D under the geometry tab) and filled both ends. Now I want to cut a hole in both ends. So I made a cylinder with the correct diameter hoping that I could use boolean subtraction to remove the holes.

However when I select Add Modifier, Boolean doesn't even show up as an option.

Any thoughts on why that is/other ideas to try?

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    $\begingroup$ You can't add Boolean modifiers to curve objects directly, only to meshes, you would have to convert it first. Also a word of warning before it is too late: don't go down the Boolean road while modelling, learn proper modelling techniques or you will invariably regret it down the line for a multitude of reasons. $\endgroup$ – Duarte Farrajota Ramos Jun 14 '17 at 0:33
  • $\begingroup$ In the curve object's edit mode you can add new primitive curve shapes that will act in a subtractive/additive manner $\endgroup$ – 3pointedit Jun 14 '17 at 3:00

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