3-44 Project-Explorer

The Project-Explorer is to the left of the graphic-area and vertical Contextual toolbars.

The Project-Explorer has three areas:

Selection-Window [Top]
Command-Manager [Middle]
Element-Explorer [Bottom]

Use the:

Selection-Window and Element-Explorer: to select and edit elements
Command-Manager : to read hints, and add selection-boxes for the elements you must select to do commands.



Selection-Window  : at the top

The Selection-Window - at the top - lists the elements that you click in the graphic-area or the Element Explorer (see below).


Command-Manager  : in the middle

The Command-Manager gives a hint and opens selection-boxes that are contextual to the active command.

To complete a command:

1.Click the contextual element, in the graphic-area or the Assembly-Tree, that the selection-box needs to do the command.
2.Click 'OK' in the Command-Manager.




Element Explorer  : at the bottom

The Element Explorer show the elements that are in the model.

The Element Explorer has three trees. It shows two trees at one time.

In the Model-Editor or Mechanism-Editor, the two trees are the:

In the Part-Editor, the two trees are the:



Tutorial and Reference Help Files for MechDesigner and MotionDesigner 13.2 + © Machine, Mechanism, Motion and Cam Design Software by PSMotion Ltd