How do I start an Onshape file?
Click Create > Document (shown below) to create a new document. Click the Onshape logo in the top left corner of the browser window (anywhere in the user interface) to return to the Documents page. The home page in Onshape is the Documents page.
How do I log into Onshape?
The first thing you need to do is either create an account or sign in to your account. Go ahead and type in your name, email account and click on “Create Account”, or just go ahead and sign in. Once you’ve done that, you’re going to get to a screen that looks a lot like this one right here.
What are the two Onshape interface elements?
User Interface Basics: Desktop
- Sketch toolbar Open by selecting Sketch on the Feature toolbar.
- Assembly toolbar.
- Drawings toolbar.
Is Onshape free for hobbyists?
At no cost, hobbyists, makers, and others who are willing to freely share their designs can pursue their projects without the hassles commonly found in old CAD systems. Onshape is accessible from any device, never loses data, and makes sharing and collaboration easy.
Which mate allows the most degrees of freedom?
In Onshape there is just one Mate between any two parts, and therefore the movement (degrees of freedom) between those two parts embedded within the Mate.
Mates in Onshape & their Types 
|Degrees of Freedom||Mate Types|
|Three Degrees of Freedom||Planar Mate Ball Mate|
|Four Degree of Freedom||Parallel Mate|
How do you change the view on Onshape?
Select one to change the view of your graphics area or the view settings of your part(s).
Keyboard shortcuts for view
- Front view = Shift 1.
- Back view = Shift 2.
- Left view = Shift 3.
- Right view = Shift 4.
- Top view = Shift 5.
- Bottom view = Shift 6.
- Isometric view = Shift 7.
- Section view = Shift X.