3r Project-Explorer

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

There are three areas:

Selection-Window (Top)
Command-Manager (Middle)
Element-Explorer (Bottom)

ProjectExplorer

Selection-Window

The Selection-Window lists the elements that you CLICK, or SHIFT+CLICK, in the graphic-area or the Element Explorer (see below). Right-click any element to show a contextual-menu.

Command-Manager

When you add complex elements, you must select other elements that are in the model.

The Command-Manager has a selection-box for each element you must select to add the complex element.

1.Click the element that is contextual to the top-most selection-box.

When you click an element and it shows in the top selection-box, the active selection-box moves to the next selection-box.

When there is an element in each selection-box, the OK-not-tiny-13-17 colourizes to OK-tiny-13-17

2.Click OK-tiny-13-17 to complete the command and add the complex element to the model.

Element Explorer

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

The Element Explorer has three trees, but shows only two trees at one time.

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

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

 

Tutorials and Reference Help Files for MechDesigner and MotionDesigner 14.2 + © Machine, Cam, Mechanism, and Motion Design Software by PSMotion Ltd