Menu and Toolbars in Mechanism-Editor

Menu and Toolbars in Mechanism-Editor

Toolbars

The toolbars are at the top of the application window.

Local-Toolbars

The Local-Toolbars are contextual to each editor

The Local-Toolbar is vertical and at the left-side of the graphic-area.

Menus:

Menu

Commands

File

Open, Save, Save As..., Open Recent Files, Open DXF File, ...Exit

Edit

Edit Elements, Application Settings, Machine Settings, ...

Model

Add Plane, Add Mechanism-Editor.

Mechanism

Add Parts, Add Joints, ...

Add Cams, Gears, Belts, Racks, ...

Add Scrolls, 3D-Cams, ...

Solids

Add Extrusions to Parts for Solid Modelling

Add Solid: Profiles, Extrusions, Imported Solids, Patterns, Auto-Profiles

Function-Blocks

Plan the motions for kinematic-chains, plot motions, analyze cams, calculate and export cam-coordinates, analyse forces.

Constraints

Add Constraints to, and between, sketch-elements.

Geometry

Add sketch-elements; add dimensions to, or between, sketch-elements

Forces

Display and plot Forces at Joints, Cams, Gears; add Springs, Dampers.

Run

Move the model: Home, One-Step Forward, One-Step Backward, and Continuously Cycle.

Tools

Show or Hide: Solids in the Mechanism-Editor, Parts in other Mechanisms, MotionDesigner.

Filters

Display or hide elements, Filter the elements you can select.

View

Change the view of the graphic-area.

Internet

Download Help Files, Download Type Libraries, Report a Bug, Request a Feature, Send an Email.

Help

Toggle On or Toggle Off Hints, Use On-Line Help.

Help Files for MechDesigner and MotionDesigner 11.1 + © Machine, Mechanism, Motion and Cam Design Software by PSMotion Ltd