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Solid Edge UI tips inspired by MS Office

These little facts may well be known to those who were using SE when the ribbon interface was introduced. I missed few of those versions after V20.

 

Yesterday, I was reading through some MS Excel tips when came across 2 facts:

 

1. You can double click a tab on the ribbon to expand-collapse or show-hide the ribbon bar.

 

2. You can scroll the mouse wheel over the ribbon to change the tabs without having to actually reach-out to a tab and making it current.

 

I found these to be working with Solid Edge too, especially the scroll tip which gives a 'never-before-seen' panoramic view of all Solid Edge commands available to a user.

 

So I may not be the first one to have discovered these little tidbits, but thought of documenting and illustrating on these pages:

 

Double-Click Tabs Tip

Scrolling Ribbon Tip

 

 

~Tushar Suradkar

Solid Edge Users Facebook Group

 

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Re: Solid Edge UI tips inspired by MS Office

Good reminder for those of us who struggled to work with the early M$ Office style UIs. I still find this UI clumsy for CAD use, but I am getting better at customizing it.

Jason
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‎08-26-2015 04:32 AM

Re: Solid Edge UI tips inspired by MS Office

Yes! or Ctrl+F1! Smiley Wink

 

BR,

Imics
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Re: Solid Edge UI tips inspired by MS Office

Good tip Imi. I always thought that one was reserved for context sensitive help.

 

~Tushar Suradkar

 

Solid Edge Users Facebook Group

 

Re: Solid Edge UI tips inspired by MS Office

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@jinglis  here's another topic that has come up that I seriously consider too clumsy to handle due mainly to transition from a menu system to a ribbon interface.

 

~Tushar