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Get Started in TopSolid 7

Getting Started

Installing and Maintaining TopSolid 7

This is a video that describes the tutorial series for Installing and Maintaining TopSolid 7.

Interface

Main Interface: Help

In this getting started video tutorial, you will be introduced to the help section of the main interface within TopSolid 7. The goal of this video is to help you understand this section of the TopSolid interface.

Main Interface: Home Tab

In this getting started video tutorial, you will be introduced to the Home Tab of the main interface within TopSolid 7. The goal of this video is to help you understand this section of the TopSolid interface.

Main Interface: Tools Options

In this getting started video tutorial, you will be shown how to set some basic options for TopSolid. You can access the software’s main options from the Tools Tab.

Main Interface: New Document Creation

In this getting started video tutorial, you will be shown a few different ways of creating a new document within The TopSolid 7 interface. It is recommended that you also watch the video on the creation of a project.

Main Interface: Recent Documents

In this getting started video tutorial, you will learn how to work with the Recent Document list on the Start Page inside of TopSolid 7. After watching this video, you will understand all of the different tools available to you within this section of the interface.

Main Interface: Understanding a Cam Document

In this getting started video tutorial, you will be introduced to all of the main interface elements used within a TopSolid Cam document. After watching this video, you should have a better understanding of how to navigate within this type of document.

Main Interface: Understanding a Machine Part Setup Document

In this getting started video tutorial, you will be introduced to all of the main interface elements used within a TopSolid Machine Part Setup document (also called an MPS document). After watching this video, you should have a better understanding of how to navigate within this type of document.

Main Interface: Understanding Drafting Documents

In this getting started video tutorial, you will be introduced to all of the main interface elements used within a TopSolid Drafting document. After watching this video, you should have a better understanding of how to navigate within this type of document.

Main Interface: Understanding Assembly Documents

In this getting started video tutorial, you will be introduced to all of the main interface elements used within a TopSolid Assembly document. After watching this video, you should have a better understanding of how to navigate within this type of document.

Main Interface: Understanding Part Documents

In this getting started video tutorial, you will be introduced to all of the main interface elements used within a TopSolid Part document. After watching this video, you should have a better understanding of how to navigate within this type of document.

Main Interface: Projects

In this getting started video tutorial, you will be introduced to the various ways of opening and creating projects within TopSolid 7. It is important to understand how to create and work with projects within TopSolid 7.

Data Translation

Create Project without Template

In this getting started tutorial, you will learn how to create a new project in TopSolid 7 using the “without template” option. You will learn how to add references to your project and how to create folders within the project to organize your manufacturing process with.

Create Project with a Project Template

In this getting started tutorial, you will learn how to create a new project in TopSolid 7 by using a predefined project template. You will learn how to add references to your project and how to create folders within the project to organize your manufacturing process with.

Import a File with Conversion into a TopSolid Project

In this getting started tutorial, you will be shown how to use a command called “Import file with conversion”. This command let’s you import a file into the TopSolid project and convert it at the same time. There are two methods you can use to import data this way. One is to use the contextual menu. The other is to use simple windows drag-n-drop.

Tutorials

TopSolid Cam 2d Mill Basic: Before you Start

In this video, you will see how to modify some of the settings within TopSolid. It is important to check your settings so that they match the settings used in this tutorial. If you don’t, TopSolid may react differently from what you see in the video. These differences will only be things like default values, unit of measure and such. However, for the best experience possible with this tutorial, we recommend you to modify your settings to match ours.

TopSolid 7: Drafting 101 – Step 1

In this video you will be shown how to create a standard 3 view drawing. You will also learn how to create and use a custom origin point for the drawing as well.

Getting Started with TopSolid Exploded Assemblies: Introduction

This is an introduction video to review some of the items that you will learn about in this getting started video tutorial for TopSolid 7. This tutorial is all about exploded assemblies, mounting stages, mounting animations, and how to use them in your final draft document.

TopSolid 7: Design a Basic Part – Step 1

This is video 1 of 5 in a basic design tutorial. Be sure to watch all of the videos to learn how to design basic parts with TopSolid.