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I just started and can't figure this program out

alco933alco933 Member Posts: 2
I learned sketchup in one afternoon and drew something in a day or 2 but I have been trying to figure this out all day and can't even figure out how to play tutorial videos.
How can I learn this?


  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 2,266
    learn.onshape.com has everything you need
    Neil Cooke, Director of Technical Marketing, Onshape Inc.
  • billy2billy2 Member, OS Professional, Mentor, Developers Posts: 1,263 PRO
    edited November 2018
    Sketchup is a polyhedral modeler, good for creating images. Onshape is a B-rep modeler, good for creating real stuff.

    I'm with Neil, dive into Onshape there's much more here.

    What are you trying to do? Create a scene in a video game or create something on your desk? Onshape is tool engineers and designers use to design things you can hold in your hand. Me, I design a lot of medical products and injection molded parts. That's what this software does, it gives us the ability to create 3D in our computers to help with the manufacturing process.

    You got be able to create a sketch and then extrude it. It's a simple pattern that's repeated many times to create geometry. Keep pick'n at it, it does build on top of it's self and learning is exponential.

    good luck,

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