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Make the tutorials have a tool tip showing what keys are press and explain everything in the process

sean_parkinsonsean_parkinson Member Posts: 3 EDU
For the last week, I have struggled with the tutorials onshape offers, they are completely useless to someone who is extremely new to onshape. The goal of onshape's beginner tutorial is to explain it as quick as possible with little to no explanation of what is happening. This makes it nearly impossible to keep up with whats going on. It would help if there was a simple tooltip in every tutorial so you could see what key was being pressed.


This video shows a triangle being changed with the dimension tool by an angle, with it having no explanation of how he was able to change it via an angle. After googling a little, and figuring out how to change it via an angle, I simply now get a "Sketch could not be solved" error.

https://www.onshape.com/cad-blog/tech-tip-creating-a-thread
This video shows a triangle being used to make the thread pattern, but again, with no explanation of what is happening, after trying to replicate this, I simply got a red thread that when you click the okay button, the thread would disappear.

I know I sound a little bit salty and annoyed, but I'm pretty tired at the time of writing this and really annoyed about the total lack of explanation. Please fix this.

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  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 Member Posts: 1,498 EDU
    +1
    MB - I make FeatureScripts: view FS (My FS's have "Official" beside them)
  • KatieHuffmanKatieHuffman Member, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 64
    @sean_parkinson please take a look at the Learning Center instead of the tutorials in the blog posts. The courses in the Learning Center are made to help explain why you model in a certain way and give much more explanation around modeling in Onshape.
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