Diagram Navigation Hotkeys

Whilst you are working on a diagram, a number of facilities are also available to you through the keyboard keys. Some of these facilities are exclusively provided by keyboard keys - the diagram navigation hotkeys - which you can use to quickly move or operate on elements within a diagram.
 

Facility

Diagram Hotkeys

Move the selected element(s) by increments

Shift + Arrow

(Movement is in the direction of the arrow)

 

Scroll the diagram

Arrow

(Movement is in the direction of the arrow)

 

Clear the current selection

 

Esc

(If no element is selected) Select the element with the lowest Z-Order number - the furthest back in the diagram

(If an element is selected) Move focus to the element with the next-lowest Z Order number (coming forward out of the diagram)

 

Tab

(If no element is selected) Select the element with the highest Z-Order number - the furthest  forward in the diagram

(If an element is selected) Move focus to the element with the next-highest Z Order number  (moving back into the diagram)

 

Shift + Tab

Add the clicked element to the current selection

Shift + click or

Ctrl + click

 

Pan the diagram

 

Ctrl + Shift + drag

Locate the item in the Project Browser and highlight it

 

Alt + G

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