Assembly-Tree in Explorer-Explorer
The Assembly-Tree shows the Element Icon and Element Name of each element in the model.
We indent child elements relative to their parent elements.
Solved or Broken Kinematic-chains.
Next to each Part and Joint element, there is an icon to identify if the kinematic-chain is 'solved' or 'broken', as follows:
A 'solved' kinematic-chain. All of the Parts can stay joined for all positions of the machine-cycle.
A 'broken' kinematic-chain. At least one Part in a dyad cannot 'reach' all positions in the machine-cycle, and a Joint must break.
When you click an element:
When you Right-click an element in the Assembly-Tree, a menu, which we call a Contextual-menu, shows next to your pointer.
In the image to the left, there is an orange rectangle around the contextual-menu. This is for the purposes of the image to the left only.
You can use the menu to: