Keyboard-Mouse Shortcuts

The following table lists certain operations you can perform quickly using a combination of keyboard keys and the computer mouse.

Action

Shortcut

Create an element of the same type as was last created on the diagram.

 

Ctrl + click

Display the element Properties dialog for the element shown in the scenario Context References tab.

 

Ctrl + click

Select a number of individual objects for an operation.

 

Ctrl + click each object

Select a range of objects for an operation.

 

Shift + click the first and last object in the range

Move the selected elements along the horizontal axis or vertical axis.

 

Shift + hold left mouse button and drag

Create a bend in and change the direction of the connector line.

 

Shift + hold left mouse button and drag

Move the selected elements in any direction, including diagonally.

 

Alt + hold left mouse button and drag

Zoom in to or zoom out of the diagram.

 

Ctrl + mouse scroll wheel

Pan the diagram horizontally or vertically.

 

Ctrl +Shift + hold left mouse button and drag