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DUAL MONITOR

enrico_buosoenrico_buoso Member Posts: 2
Dear All, I would like have a part in full screen on a monitor and all the toolsbar in my second monitor. how can i set it?
Thank you

Answers

  • philip_thomasphilip_thomas Member, Onshape Employees, Developers, Configurations EVP Posts: 717
    This is not currently supported.
    That said, you can open any document any number of times - commonly people put an assembly on one monitor and the party they are working on in another. If you dont have two monitors, it is common also to see the assembly on an ipad and the part being worked on on a laptop or workstation.
    Don't forget also that you can make the toolbars any size you want (cmd+ and cmd-).
    With these tools you should be able to setup an environment that is most productive for you.

    Philip Thomas - Onshape
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers, Configurations EVP, Standard content EVP Posts: 976 PRO
    Dear All, I would like have a part in full screen on a monitor and all the toolsbar in my second monitor. how can i set it?
    Thank you
    Although I like this idea it will result in a lot of "mouse millage". It's possibly more efficient to learn the keyboard shortcuts, or use make more use of the context sensitive quick menu via the "S" key.

    Owen S.
    Production Engineer
    HWM-Water Ltd
  • emagdalenaC2CemagdalenaC2C Member, Developers, Configurations EVP Posts: 171 ✭✭✭
    You can even use a 3Dmouse, like the one in the picture and configure all the buttons to run the keyboard shortcuts.

    I actually barely touched the keyboard when designing
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  • 3dcad3dcad Member, OS Professional, Mentor, Configurations EVP, Graebert Ares Kudo EVP Posts: 2,064 PRO
    +1 for using S-menu and quick buttons on 3dmouse / regular one
    //rami
  • PeteYodisPeteYodis Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 210
    edited August 16
    As a user I always liked the combination of a keyboard shortcuts for mainly view manipulation (View normal to, front, iso, zoom to fit/extents, zoom to selection, etc...) combined with s-key for all the tools at my immediate fingertips (mouse clicks).  Very nice workflow.
  • philip_thomasphilip_thomas Member, Onshape Employees, Developers, Configurations EVP Posts: 717
    Everyone has their own 'most productive' setup - Here's mine.
    • Two (or more monitors) - no element switching
    • Keyboard shortcuts are (IMHO) the fastest way to use Onshape
    • Shift-Enter confirms and repeats a command (saves selecting the command again)
    • RMB/Confirm-Cancel (saves moving the mouse back to the dialog)
    • Learn the difference between left to right window select and right to left (just like SolidWorks)
    • Learn how to use 'Create Selection' - saves HUNDREDS of clicks

    $0.02 :)


    Philip Thomas - Onshape
  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees, Configurations EVP, Standard content EVP Posts: 1,082
    • Shift-Enter confirms and repeats a command (saves selecting the command again)
    I didn't know that one! Just shows that you "learn something new every day"!
    Neil Cooke, Director of Technical Marketing, Onshape Inc.
  • emagdalenaC2CemagdalenaC2C Member, Developers, Configurations EVP Posts: 171 ✭✭✭
    edited August 17
    @NeilCooke ;Shift-Enter is in the keyboard shortcut list (shift -?) but my 3Dconnexion mouse also have a Shift key :D 

    My most productive setup is "think before take the mouse" or mouses ;-)

    When doing pre-sales demonstrations of SolidWorks, years ago, usually the prospects (potential customers) , now customers, tried to compare the time I spent doing whatever thing they want with respect to his CAD software.
    They even took a chronometer once ;-) 
    So I began to explain slowly all that I was about to do while the customer looked his chronometer every 5 seconds ;-)
    Of course, I finally did everything I was asked for and more, in less time and with much more information and detail
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  • emagdalenaC2CemagdalenaC2C Member, Developers, Configurations EVP Posts: 171 ✭✭✭
    • RMB/Confirm-Cancel (saves moving the mouse back to the dialog)
    @philip_thomas a little improvement for your setup:
    You can skip the confirmation of a feature, just pick the next one or press Esc to cancel.
    Of course, my 3Dmouse also have an ESC key ;-)

    A lot of users know they can do that inside a sketch... select the line feature, pick some points and select circle, rectangle, etc.
    But... you can select extrude (or press SHIFT+e) without leave the line command and without confirm the sketch
    Then you can select Fillet (or press SHIFT+f) without confirm the extrude feature
    And so on

    You can increase the price to $0.03 :)
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