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Element Multiple Selection Menu

You can perform operations on two or more elements on a diagram at once. To select the required elements, either click and drag the cursor over the group to highlight them, or press ( Shift ) and click on each element.




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Right-click on an element to display a context menu that enables you to:

Align elements (by left edge, right edge, top, bottom, center in a column or center in a row)
Space elements evenly (across or down)
Standardize the dimensions of the selected elements
Specify the visibility of features for all selected elements
Add the same Tagged Value to all selected elements
Automatically resize elements to match (element content permitting)
Turn the Dockable option on or off for all selected elements on a diagram
Set the default appearance and font for multiple elements at once
Make the selected elements on the diagram non-selectable; to make them selectable again, right-click on the diagram and select the Make All Elements Selectable context menu option
Generate code for all selected elements at once, or synchronize the code against the selected elements
Transform the selected elements
Copy all selected elements to the clipboard
Automatically adjust the layout of the selected elements on the diagram
Delete all selected elements


Feature Visibility

Assign a Tagged Value to an Item

Appearance Menu Section

Set an Element's Default Appearance

Set Element Font

Transform Elements


Where elements are made the same, they are matched to the element you right-clicked on
It is much faster to assign an appearance or characteristic to a group of elements than to one element at a time