MotionDesigner Reference & User Interface

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MotionDesigner Reference & User Interface

MotionDesigner: Main User Interface

MT-MotionDesigner-Undocked

MotionDesigner :

Red-14-1 Blend-Point and Segment, Edit, File, and View toolbars

Red-14-2 Motion name-tabs - see also Rename Motion

Red-14-3 Motion-toolbar

Red-14-4 Machine Speed - edit in MechDesigner > Machine-Settings dialog-box

Red-14-5 Motion Values at Pointer

Red-14-6 Position, Velocity, Acceleration, Jerk (P.V.A.J) Motion-Graphs.

MotionDesigner:  Float or Dock.

MT-Toolbar-MotionDock

MT-Icom-ShowMotionDesigner

Click to Float

1.Click MechDesigner > Visibility toolbar > Dock / Float MotionDesigner.

MotionDesigner is now floating.

The first time only:

2.Re-size and re-position MotionDesigner.

MT-Icon-Visibilty-MotionDesigner-Hide

Click to Dock

1.Click MechDesigner > Visibility toolbar > Dock/Float MotionDesigner.

MotionDesigner is now docked again to the right of MechDesigner.

MotionDesigner: Toolbars

MotionDesigner toolbars

MotionDesigner toolbars

1r

Blend-Point & Segment toolbar

2r

Edit toolbar

3r

File toolbar

4r

View toolbar

5r Motion toolbar

 

 

Motion toolbar

MotionDesigner:  Motion name-tabs

Motion name-tabs

The default motion names are Motion0, Motion1, Motion2, ...

See also: Add Motion, Open and Append Motion


Rename Motion

1.Right-click a Motion graph or its Motion name tab

2.Click Rename in the pop-up

Motion: Rename dialog-box

Motion: Rename dialog-box

3.Enter a new name

4.Click ⭙ at the top-right of the dialog

or

1.Edit toolbar > Active Motion-Settings > Motion tab > Motion Name > Motion name

MotionDesigner: Motion-Values at Pointer

MT-Motion-Values Preview

1.Move your pointer to a graph, or to a Blend-Point.

The X and Y motion-values show under your pointer.

See also: Motion-Value Evaluator.


Note: It may help you to increase the Line-Thickness (of the graphs) and increase Symbol-Size (of the Blend-Points).