The standard menu allows access to functions which are used in all workbenches. The menu may look slightly different depending on the desktop environment (KDE, Gnome, Windows, OS X, etc.).
Different workbenches can also add menus depending on how they decide to structure their own tools.
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The File menu provides functions related to file input and output, such as Open, Print, Export, etc.
The Edit menu provides functions related to changing the model, such as Copy, Paste, etc.
The View menu provides functions related to the display of the 3D view, as well as choosing which components of the main window and panels to show.
The Tools menu provides functions for debugging models, customizing FreeCAD's behavior, as well as auxiliary functions such as the dependency graph.
The Macro menu provides functions related to the recording and execution of macros.
The Windows menu allows switching and arranging open windows of the application.
The Help menu provides access to the help system, links to the website, forum, scripting documentation, and also shows the information about the application.
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