Open LXL File-Type

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Open LXL File-Type

Library file Limitations:

There are three different options when you open a Library File.

Preselect a Plane - the model in the Library file is opened onto a new Mechanism-Editor,. The Library file and model is a child to the Plane and the Mechanism-Editor.

Preselect a Part - the  model in the Library fie is opened onto the Part. The Library file and model is a child to the Part.

Preselect nothing - the model in the Library fie is opened and merged with the active Mechanism-Editor.


1.Click a Plane that is a child to the active Model-Editor or Mechanism-Editor

The Plane MUST show in the Selection-Window.

2.Click File > Open

The Windows® File Open interface starts.

3.In the Files of type drop-down, select Library files (*.LXL)

Dialog-OpenLibraryFile

4.Explore to, and select, a Library File

5.Click the Open button

6.Click OK-tiny-11-15 in the Command-Manager

MechDesigner adds the model in the Library File to a new Mechanism-Editor (and name-tab) as a child to the Plane you select in 1, above.

tog_minusTo move a model to a different Plane: