Changes between Version 11 and Version 12 of BasicTutorial


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    11= Basic Tutorial =
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    3 This page is designed to give you a good understanding of the basics of LeoCAD, it will teach you how to browse the pieces list, add pieces to a model and move and rotate them around, create a model with multiple steps and change the camera position.
     3This tutorial is designed to show you the basics of LeoCAD. You will learn how to browse the pieces list, add pieces to a model, move and rotate pieces around, create a model with multiple steps and change the camera position.
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    5 To do that we'll create a simple racing car, so start LeoCAD and you should see a window that looks like this:
     5To do that we'll create a racing car and driver. First, start the LeoCAD application. You should see a window that looks like this:
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    9 LeoCAD has a standard user interface with toolbars and menus. The big white area on the left is the main drawing area and on the right there's a list of available pieces with a picture of the currently selected one and list of colors.
     9LeoCAD presents a standard user interface: a titlebar, menus, and toolbars at the top, a status bar along the bottom, and a workspace and tool-windows in the center. The large square white area to the left is the main drawing area, where one or more viewports display views of your model and on the right there's a tool window showing a list of available pieces with a picture of the currently selected piece and a palette of available colors. There are additional tool windows available for other operations, but they won't be featured in this tutorial.
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    11 Keep in mind that the user interface is different between Operating Systems so if you're not running the MS Windows version of LeoCAD your screen won't look exactly like the screenshots here but they will be still close.
     11Keep in mind that the user interface is different between Operating Systems, so if you're not running the MS Windows version of LeoCAD your screen may differ slightly from what's shown here.
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