Although ShopMill is easy to learn, these ShopMill Training Documents allow you to enter this world even faster. Before, however, it comes to the actual work with ShopMill, important basics will be discussed in the first sections: First, we will show you the advantages of ShopMill. Then we show you the basics of the operation with SINUMERIK Operate. And next, the geometrical and technological fundamentals will be introduced to the beginner. A short introduction to tool management will be given in a further section. §The theory is followed by practical exercises with ShopMill: Five examples have been chosen to explain the possibilities for machining with ShopMill, whereby the degree of difficulty is increased continuously. At the beginning, all key actions are specified; later you will be prompted to proceed without help. Then you will learn how to machine in the AUTOMATIC mode using ShopMill. If you wish you may test yourself finally to find out how fit you are in ShopMill.