2-44 Model, Mechanism and Part-Editors:

There are three editors-type:

ŸModel-Editor
ŸMechanism-Editor
ŸPart-Editor

The Editor Workspace

The Name tabs, Toolbars and Graphic Area - the Workspace

The Name tabs, Contextual-Toolbars and Graphic Area - the Workspace

Terminology:

Graphic-Area


The workspace to add elements in the Model-Editor, Mechanism-Editor and Part-Editor.

Contextual-Toolbars
left & right


Toolbars that you can use with only one type of editor, or particular command.

The contextual-toolbars are mostly the left and right of the graphic-area.

Name-Tab


The Name-Tab, at the top of the graphic-area, identifies the active editor, and the other editors that you have added.

Click a Name-Tab at the top of the Graphics-Area to make it the active editor.

When you edit a Part, the Part name-tab replaces the Mechanism name-tab.

Name-tabs: Model, Mechanism and Part-Editors

Icon-ModelEditorR13-31


Model Editor

No Parts Icon-MechanismEditor-NoParts

With Parts Icon-MechanismEditor-~WithParts


Mechanism-Editor

Icon-PartEditor


Part-Editor

 

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