Rename dialog-box

Use this dialog to rename elements.

You should be able to identify the element from the element's icon.

How to Rename an Element

RenameElement-Windows

There are two ways to rename an element

Do the Windows® procedure:

1.'Click, pause, click' the element
2.Enter a new element name

- or -

RenameElement-Dialog

Use the Rename dialog:

1.Right-click an element in the Assembly-Tree or Selection-Window
2.Click 'Rename' in the contextual-menu

The Rename dialog-box opens.

Dialog-Rename

Old Name  : is a 'Read-Only

New Name

1.Enter a 'New Name'
2.Use the Enter key on your keyboard
3.Click the OK-tiny-11-15 at the top of the dialog-box

Note: If you enter a 'New Name' that is already in the Assembly-Tree, MechDesigner appends a number to the 'New Name'.


Note-Pencil-20 Do not rename an element to a name that ends in a number[0....9].

Note-Pencil-20 I frequently give the same name to all of the elements that contribute to the same function.

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