How to edit a Parameter in a Dialog-Box

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How to edit a Parameter in a Dialog-Box

Edit Parameters.

To build a model:

STEP 1: Add an element

- see Menus and Toolbars

STEP 2: Open the element's dialog-box  

- see How to open a Dialog-Box

STEP 3: Edit the element's parameters

- see How to edit a Parameter in a Dialog-Box


A parameter-value in a dialog-box

In this example, of the Dimension dialog-box, the parameter is Dimension and the parameter-value is 300.

MD-Dialog-box-EditParameters

In the image above, I have colored the three areas of the Dimension parameter box:

300

 

Parameter-value - the value in the data-box to edit and apply to the element.

10

 

Spin-Increment - the change to the parameter-value each time you click the Spin-Box arrow  - see Spin-Box control


MD-Spin-BoxArrows


Spin-Box control:  see Spin-Box Control

Note: If you cannot see the Spin-Box control: Double-click with your pointer in the Parameter-value box


How to edit parameters in a dialog-box.

There are three different methods you can use to edit a parameter:

Click to exapand /collapseMethod 1: Keyboard
Click to exapand /collapseMethod 2: Spin-Box tool
Click to exapand /collapse Method 2A: Show / Hide the Spin-Box
Click to exapand /collapseMethod 3: Zero / Round / Copy / Paste