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Meshes Toolbox

The Meshes toolbox contains tools to create, manipulate, and modify faceted or mesh elements.

Meshes toolbox

All tools in a toolbox are not always visible by default. To see all tools, right-click in the toolbox and select Show All from the menu.

Each of the tools in the Meshes toolbox is also a member of a “child” toolbox. When a tool is pointed to and the left mouse button held down, a drop-down menu opens from which a tool in the child toolbox can be selected. The child toolbox can be floated by choosing Open As ToolBox from the drop-down menu.

When a tool is selected in a child toolbox, the tool automatically becomes the “representative” of the child toolbox in the Meshes toolbox.

The following table shows the “as delivered” arrangement of the Meshes toolbox and identifies the corresponding child toolboxes and for each, the default representative tool:

Create Meshes toolbox (Mesh from Element)

Modify Meshes toolbox (Mesh Unite)

Mesh Utilities toolbox (Convert Mesh to Surface)