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Keyboard-Mouse Shortcuts

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



Create element of same type as last created on diagram

Ctrl + click

Display element Properties dialog for element in 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 elements along horizontal axis or vertical axis

Shift + hold left mouse button and drag

Create bend in and change direction of connector line

Shift + hold left mouse button and drag

Move elements in any direction, including diagonally

Alt + hold left mouse button and drag

Zoom in or zoom out of diagram

Ctrl + mouse scroll wheel

Pan diagram horizontally or vertically

Ctrl +Shift + hold left mouse button and drag