Main menus and General toolbars

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Main menus and General toolbars

1r Menu-bar and General Toolbars:

Main Menu bar

GST-MenuBar-main

The File, Edit, Run, Filters, View, Help menus have the commands that you will find in most CAD applications.

The Add menu has the commands you need to design and analyze your machine. The Add menu commands are contextual to the active Editor type.

File menu

Open, New, Save, Save as...Exit, as well as Save Timing Diagram, ...


Edit menu

Application-Settings and Machine-Settings, Undo, Redo, Rename, Delete, ...


Add menu

Add the elements to design and analyze your model: See Three-Editors: Workspace and toolbars


Run menu

Step-Forward (ALT+F), Step-Backward (ALT+B), Home (ALT+H), and Cycle-Continuously (ALT+C).


Filters menu

Display and Select different element types.


View menu

Standard Views, Spin, Pan, Window, Extents, Zoom-In, Zoom-Out, ...


Help menu

The Help menu has links for the different help types, Local Help, the On-line Help, Tutorial and Example Downloads, and to contact PSMotion


General toolbars

The General toolbar have the tools and utilities that are in most CAD applications.

The General toolbars are above and below the graphic-area.

All toolbars are collapsed when you start MechDesigner.

To show and hide the commands in each toolbar, use the expand/collapse icon

General toolbars above the graphic-area

Overview of Toolbars ABOVE graphic-area - Click each icon to expand or collapse

Overview of Toolbars ABOVE graphic-area - Click each icon to expand or collapse

btn_delkeyword File toolbar

btn_delkeywordSolids-toolbar

btn_delkeyword Edit toolbar

btn_delkeyword Run toolbar

btn_delkeyword Modelling toolbar

btn_delkeyword Visibility toolbar


General toolbars BELOW graphic-area

Click the icon

Overview of Toolbars BELOW graphic-area - Click each icon to expand or collapse

Overview of Toolbars BELOW graphic-area - Click each icon to expand or collapse

btn_delkeyword Display Filters toolbar

btn_delkeyword Selection Filters toolbar

btn_delkeyword View toolbar