The menu

    There are 3 available menus in the software. The main menu, the right click menu of the view windows with the 2D projections and the right click menu of the 3D view window.

    Main menu:

    File submenu:
      New (Ctrl+N): Creates a new document. The active design (the one which is opened for editing) will be closed, but before the software will ask for saving the unsaved changes.
      Open (Ctrl+0): Opens a design which had been saved to the disk before. After installing the software you will find several designs in the "lib" subdirectory of the software’s directory.
      Close: Closes the active design (the one which is opened for editing) will be closed, but before the software will ask for saving the unsaved changes.
      Save (Ctrl+S): Saves the active design.
      Save as ... : Saves the active design with different name.
      Print (Ctrl+P): Prints the image of the selected window.
      Print preview: Opens the print preview window.
      Print setup: Opens a window with the available settings for your printer.
      Exit: Exits the software

    Edit submenu:
      Undo (Ctrl+Z): Undo the last action
      Redo: Redo the last action (available after undo).
      Cut (Ctrl+X): Cuts the selected pieces from the design. The selected pieces will be copied to the CLIPBOARD memory; they will be available for command paste [Ctrl+V].
      Copy (Ctrl+C): Copy the selected pieces in the active design. The selected pieces will be copied to the CLIPBOARD memory; they will be available for command paste [Ctrl+V].
      Paste (Ctrl+V): Paste to the design the pieces available in the CLIPBOARD memory.

    View submenu :
      Toolbar: Show or hide the toolbar
      Status bar: Show or hide the status bar

    Piece submenu :
      Generate piece list (plain text format): Generate the list of the pieces in the design in plain text format.
      Generate piece list (Excel format): Generate the list of the pieces in the design in plain text format. This feature is available only if you have MS Excel installed on your computer.
      Cutting optimization: Launch PaneCutter for cutting optimization and cutting plan design. Click here for further information about PaneCutter.
      Properties (Enter): Opens the piece properties window.

    Window submenu:
      New window: Open another window for the active document
      Cascade: Arrange windows so they overlap
      Tile: Arrange windows as non-overlapping tiles. This is the recommended window arrangement.
      Arrange icons: Arrange icons at the bottom of the window

    Help submenu:
      Help Topics: Opens the help with the description of the usage of the software
      About Mobi3D: Opens the software's about window.


    Right click menu of the view windows with the 2D projections:
      Change view: Make possible to change the displayed projection. Click here for further details.
      Change colours: Open a window for changing the colours used for drawing the pieces on the views.
      Cut (Ctrl+X): Cuts the selected pieces from the design. The selected pieces will be copied to the CLIPBOARD memory; they will be available for command paste [Ctrl+V].
      Copy(Ctrl+C): Copy the selected pieces in the active design. The selected pieces will be copied to the CLIPBOARD memory; they will be available for command paste [Ctrl+V].
      Paste (Ctrl+V): Paste to the design the pieces available in the CLIPBOARD memory.
      Undo (Ctrl+Z): Undo the last action
      Redo: Redo the last action. Available after undo.
      Zoom in: Zoom in the image of the pieces.
      Zoom out: Zoom out the image of the pieces.
      Original size: Zoom to the original size of the pieces' image.
      Print preview: Opens the print preview window.
      Print: Prints the image of the window.
      Show grid: Display/hide a grid which helps positioning the pieces.
      Show dimensions: Display/hide the dimensions of the pieces.
      Piece properties (Enter): Opens the piece properties window.

    Right click menu of the 3D view window:
      Original position: Make the view angles to their initial values.
      Change colours: Open a window for changing the colours used for drawing the pieces on the views.
      Undo (Ctrl+Z): Undo the last action
      Redo: Redo the last action. Available after undo.
      Print preview: Open the print preview window.