M. File menu
Contains items for creating, opening, and closing section data files, printing, and exiting the program.
|Menu item||Description||Same effect as selecting…|
|New||Opens an empty surface design file. If the currently loaded section has been modified, then the option is given to save it prior to commencing with the new design.||CTRL+N|
Opens the Load Model dialog, which is used to select an existing Surface Mesh data file (file extension .SMH). Controls in this dialog are analogous to a common Windows open dialog, except as noted in the following.
If the Preview option is checked, then a preview of the surface can be displayed prior to opening the file.
|Save||Saves any changes made to the current data file.||CTRL+S|
|Save As…||Opens the Save data file dialog which is used to specify a file name and location for the section data file. Files are saved in the Surface Mesh data file (.SMH) format.|
|Import DXF||Opens the Import DXF dialog,
which is used to select CAD files to import.
Files in the drawing exchange format (file extension .DXF) may be used for import.
|Parametric Sections…||Opens the Parametric Section dialog which is used to quickly create a surface based on a section type and a number of key dimensions and insert that section as an external contour.|
|Send…||Opens an e-mail (using your default e-mail client) and attaches the current data file.|
|Recent File list||A list of the most recent four section data files. Select one to open that data file.|
|Quit||Closes the program. If any changes were made since the last time the data file was saved, a message dialog opens confirming you wish to save those changes.||ALT+F4|