MechDesigner Reference & User Interface

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MechDesigner Reference & User Interface

User Interface  - Visual Reference



Menus and Toolbars

Menus are at the top of the application window.

Toolbars are above, below, left, and right of the graphic-areaRed-14-2. Toolbars are contextual to the editor-type.


Graphic-Area of Model-Editor, Mechanism-Editor, Part-Editor

To build models, repeat these steps in each editor-type :

STEP 1: Add an element to the graphic-area  

See Add...

STEP 2: Open the element's dialog

See Dialogs , How to open a dialog

STEP 3: Edit the element's parameters

See How to edit a Parameter in a dialog

STEP 4: Close the dialog


Project-Explorer - the Project-Explorer is to the left of the graphic-area.

See more: Project-Explorer


Feedback-Area - the Feedback-Area is below the graphic-area.

See more: Feedback-Area


MotionDesigner - MotionDesigner is docked (default) to the right of the graphic-area.

See more: MotionDesigner


Memo - the Memo opens when you start MechDesigner the first time. To turn the memo off, de-select the Open Automatically at Start check-box.

See more: Memo