Touring the shortcut bar and identifying essential keys


show more All of SOLIDWORKS' functions and commands are available in either the ribbon bar, menu items or toolbars. However, a certain group of often-used commands are assigned keyboard keys or mouse functions. Learn about these functions by touring the shortcut bar and identifying essential keys in this training video. show less
please wait ...

Touring the shortcut bar and identifying essential keys

All of the functions and commands to design in SolidWorks are available in the Ribbon Bar, various menus, and toolbars. However, there's a group of commands that are often used that are assigned keys or the mouse. Let's take a look. First off, let's go ahead and open up the start file, click on Open, go ahead and chose 1.3 dash 1, and choose Open. It's just the sample part that I built to show some of the commands and how they're going to move the environment around. To get started, let's go ahead and look at the functions of the mouse.

Most people are fairly familiar with the mouse. However, there's a couple of commands and keys that are going to be used a little differently. So first off, left mouse button, your standard button Click on a feature, and it highlights in the main view window here. Click on the face, notice we're just highlighting as I click on individual faces, and that's just your left mouse button. As soon as you click on each one of these things, i...

Touring the shortcut bar and identifying essential keys
Video duration: 7m 27s 6h 20m Beginner

Viewers:

All of SOLIDWORKS' functions and commands are available in either the ribbon bar, menu items or toolbars. However, a certain group of often-used commands are assigned keyboard keys or mouse functions. Learn about these functions by touring the shortcut bar and identifying essential keys in this training video.

Subject:
CAD
Software:
SOLIDWORKS
Author:
please wait ...