How do I edit Profiles and Extrusions?

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How do I edit Profiles and Extrusions?

How to select and edit an Extrusion element.

NOTE:

You can ONLY Edit Extrusions

You can ONLY Delete Profiles.  

If you delete Profile, you will also delete the Extrusion


Edit the Extrusion

MD-GA-ClickProfile

Edit the Extrusion

When the Extrusion (Solid) is not in the Graphic-Area


Graphic-Area - Option 1:

The image to the left shows Profiles contours (Pink is the default color) for two elements in the graphic-area

1.Mechanism-Editor: Click a Mechanism name-tab to make it the active Mechanism-Editor

2.Mechanism-Editor: Spin the View to show the Pink Profile contours in the graphic-area

3.SHIFT+ Click a Profile

4.Selection-Window: Make sure the Profile and Extrusion show in the Selection-Window

5.Selection-Window: Right-click the Extrusion in the Selection-Window

6.Selection-Window: Click Edit element in the contextual-menu

MD-SW-Profile-Extrusion
MD-SW-Profile-Extrusion-Edit
MD-GA-RightClickEditProfile

Graphic-Area - Option 2:

1.Mechanism-Editor: Hover + Click one Profile/Extrusion

2.Mechanism-Editor: Right-Click the Profile/Extrusion in the graphic-area.

3.Mechanism-Editor: Click the Edit Element in the contextual-menu.

MD-AT-EditExtrusion-a

Assembly-Tree

1.Mechanism-Editor: In the graphic-area, Click the Part that is the parent to the Profile.

In the Assembly-Tree, the Part element shows with a square around the Element icon

2.Assembly-Tree: Expand the tree for the Part to reveal the Profile and Extrusion

3.Assembly-Tree: Right-click the Extrusion and

4.Assembly-Tree: Click Edit element in the contextual-menu

Delete a Profile?

MD-AT-Delete-Profile

Delete the Profile (and the Extrusion)

1.Mechanism-Editor: Click a Profile in the Assembly-Tree or the graphic-area

The Profile shows in the Selection-Window

2.Right-Click the Profile

3.Click Delete element in the contextual-menu