MechDesigner Reference & User Interface

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MechDesigner Reference & User Interface

User Interface  - Visual Reference



Menus and toolbars

Menus are above the graphic-area.

Toolbars are above, below, left, and right of the graphic-area.

There is an icon to expand or collapse each toolbar.

See more: General menus and toolbars


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

In each editor-type, do these steps to build models:

STEP 1: Add an element that is contextual to the editor-type.

See Add menu

Editor-types: Model-Editor, Mechanism-Editor, and Part-Editor

STEP 2: Open the element's dialog-box

See Dialog-Boxes , How to open a Dialog-Box

STEP 3: Edit the element's parameters

See How to edit a Parameter in a Dialog-Box

STEP 4: Close the dialog

STEP 5: Do Step 1-4 again, and again



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

See more: Project-Explorer



The Feedback-Area is below the graphic-area.

See more: Feedback-Area



MotionDesigner is to the right of the graphic-area. You can Float and Dock MotionDesigner at any time.

You can add and design many motions. You link motions to Motion-Parts and to Motion-Points in the MechDesigner model.

See more: MotionDesigner



The Memo opens when you start MechDesigner the first time.

To turn the memo off, de-select the Open Automatically at Start check-box that is at the bottom and left of the Memo dialog.

See more: Memo