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View Control Palette gibbscam

. Modifying the Current View The View Control palette allows the user to easily change the current view of the part. The buttons around the outside provide quick access to standard views, redraws and unzooms. The center ball operates like a trackball and allows you to roll the part so …

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Main Palette gibbscam

This palette is made up of buttons. These buttons can be either “on” (depressed) or “off” (raised). Click once on a button to turn it on and accesses the appropriate dialog or palette. Another click will turn the button off and hide any dialog boxes or sub-palettes. The Top Level …

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Palettes gibbscam

A palette is an item that is made up of a group of buttons or draggable items. There are several basic types of palettes used in the system; there is the Top Level palette, the View Control palette, the Machining palette, the Rendering palette and the Geometry Creation palette. Each …

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Menu Items gibbscam

Fly-out menus often contain other menus. These are also referred to as sub-menus. Menu items with a sub-menu have a black triangle to the right of the item name. Sub-menus automatically open, or fly-out, when the menu selection is made.

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Main Menu gibbscam

The Main Menu is located at the top of the screen. It is available to the user at all times. The Menu provides access to many of the system’s functions through individual sub-menus. Items in the Menu include File, Edit, View, Modify, Processes, Solids, Features, Window, Plug-Ins, and Help. Other …

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Right-Click gibbscam

The mouse has (at least) two buttons that are used in different manners. The left button selects/deselects and accesses items such as geometry, bodies, text boxes, buttons, etc.The right button will access context menus which contain items specific to the selected objects. Right-click a title bar of certain dialogs to …

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Actions gibbscam

There are a number of actions used throughout the system. Moving the cursor The cursor is moved and positioned with the mouse. Click Click almost always means a left click, but, now we also use a right click in many places in the software. Double-click Two quick taps on the …

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Cursors gibbscam

The cursor is the object moved with the mouse. Its appearance changes depending on its location. The appearance of the cursor dictates its usage. Black Pointer This cursor is used to select objects and geometry by clicking on them. You can zoom by dragging a rectangle around an area on …

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Interface GibbsCAM

About the Software GibbsCAM is compatible with Windows 7 and certified for Windows Vista. This means, among other things, we follow user account control guidelines, support x64 Versions of Windows and support concurrent user sessions. Application and document icons have been updated to comply with Windows 7 user interface guidelines. …

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