Graphical Aids

Here you find information about the following topics:

Toggle Grid

Snap to Grid

When you insert objects you can whether you want to adjust them automatically to the grid or not.

Set Zoom Factor

Undo

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Redo

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Change Size of Drawing Area

Insert Object

  1. On the Shapes window, click an object symbol (process, flow, text field, system boundary).
  2. On the Drawing Area, click the position where you want to insert the object with a predefined size.
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Select Object

  1. On the Shapes window, click to switch to the edit mode.
  2. On the Drawing Area, click an object.

Select Multiple Objects

  1. On the Shapes window, click to switch to the edit mode.
  2. On the Drawing Area, click an object.
  3. Hold CTRL while clicking other objects.

or

  1. On the Shapes window, click  to switch to the edit mode.
  2. On the Drawing Area, drag-and-drop the pointer to draw a frame. All objects lying within or cut by the frame are selected.

Move Objects

  1. Select objects.
  2. Drag-and-drop one of the selected rectangular objects to its new position.

Copy Objects

  1. Select the objects you want to copy.
  2. Press CTRL + c or choose Copy in menu Edit to copy objects
  3. Press CTRL + v or choose Paste in menu Edit to paste objects.
  4. Drag copied objects to the desired position.

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Delete Objects

  1. Select an object.
  2. On the Diagram toolbar, click or press Delete or choose Delete in the context menu (right click) of the object.
  3. Confirm the warning.

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Toggle between Entered an Calculated Data (in System Diagram)

In the System Diagram either entered or calculated data can be displayed.

Change Font of Objects

  1. Select the objects where you want to change the font.
  2. Choose Font from the context menu (right click) or A in the Diagram toolbar
  3. Choose the desired settings in the Font dialogue
  4. Confirm by clicking OK.

Change Diagram Font

  1. Choosing Extras - Options - tab Common.
  2. Click the  button.
  3. Choose the desired settings in the Font dialogue
  4. Confirm by clicking OK.

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