Shortcuts for selecting and moving objects in Diagram View

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Shortcuts for selecting and moving objects in Diagram View

Shortcuts for selecting and moving objects in Diagram View

You can use the following keyboard commands to select objects in your diagram when you are not in text editing. When the grid is off, movements still occur relative to the grid width and height. To select objects such as links with the arrow keys, we recommend setting the grid width and height to 0.25 in (0.64 cm).

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Keyboard Shortcut

Select all objects

Control-A

Select this level

Control-Shift-A

Select first main idea

Home

Select nearest symbol left

Shift–Left Arrow

Select nearest symbol right

Shift–Right Arrow

Select nearest symbol up

Shift–Up Arrow

Select nearest symbol down

Shift–Down Arrow

Nudge selected symbols left one pixel

Left Arrow

Nudge selected symbols right one pixel

Right Arrow

Nudge selected symbols up one pixel

Up Arrow

Nudge selected symbols down one pixel

Down Arrow

Move selected symbols left one grid box

Control–Shift–Left Arrow

Move select symbols right one grid box

Control–Shift–Right Arrow

Move selected symbols up one grid box

Control–Shift–Up Arrow

Move selected symbols down one grid box

Control–Shift–Down Arrow

Group selected diagram objects

Control-G

Arrange diagram

Control-7