Using the Drawing Assistant

When Draw | Drawing Assistant is executed, the Drawing Assistant tabs are displayed above the Substructures spreadsheet in the Structure window, as shown below. With the Drawing Assistant, there are several ways to create a 3D mode of the test article;

Structure Window Showing Drawing Assistant Tabs.

Substructure Tab

This tab contains a browser of the Substructures in the Substructure Library.

Execute File | Save in Library to add any structure model to the Substructure Library.

Editable Substructures

The Substructures with green surfaces at the top of the Library browser are called editable Substructures.

Dimensions Tab

The Length, Width, and Height dimensions of the selected Substructure can be changed on this tab.

Position Tab

Extrude Tab

Revolve Tab