Editor toolbar and keyboard shortcuts

Editor Toolbar

Save diagram

Save a copy: You can save the diagram as a copy. The copy is saved in the same directory as its original.

Export diagram as PDF

Cut selected elements to clipboard

Copy selected elements to clipboard

Paste clipboard to canvas

Delete selected elements

Undo/ Redo

Align modeling elements, distribute elements, adjust size of elements to match

Adjust space between modeling elements.

Zoom in/out of the canvas.

Reset the canvas to its default size

Fit the diagram to the canvas size

Change font size in elements

Bold

Italic

Change font color

Change line color of modeling elements

Change fill color of modeling elements

Remove current formatting

Apply formatting to other elements

Show all comments

Show risk and controls

Show all elements with attachments

Perform checks

The following checks are available by default:

  • Syntax check

  • Simulation capability

  • Cost and resource analysis checks

Based on the modeling notation additional checks might be available

Select attribute visualizations (overlays)

Change workspace language

Keyboard Shortcuts

  Shortcuts for Windows Shortcuts for Mac
Open diagram In the explorer, double click the diagram name In the explorer, double click the diagram name
Open diagram preview In the explorer, select the diagram and press Space In the explorer, select the diagram and press Space
Save diagram Ctrl + S ⌘ + S
Copy selection Ctrl + C ⌘ + C
Paste selection Ctrl + V ⌘ + V
Cut selection Ctrl + X ⌘ + X
Delete selection Del Del
Undo

Ctrl + Z

⌘ + Z

Redo Ctrl + Y ⌘ + Y
Zoom

Press Ctrl + + to make everything larger

Press Ctrl + - to make everything smaller

Press Ctrl + 0 to reset

Press + + to make everything larger

Press + - to make everything smaller

Press + 0 to reset

Full-screen Press F11 to use full-screen mode, press F11 again to exit full-screen mode Press ⌘ + Ctrl + f to use full-screen mode, press ⌘ + Ctrl + f again to exit full-screen mode
Resize element

Hold Ctrl and drag the element connector to resize in all directions

Hold Shift and drag the element connector to resize proportionally

Hold Alt and drag the element connector to resize without snapping

Hold and drag the element connector to resize in all directions

Hold Shift and drag the element connector to resize proportionally

Hold Alt and drag the element connector to resize without snapping

Move elements

Hold Alt or Ctrl while moving an element to move without automatic snapping or orientation lines

Hold Shift+Alt or Shift+Strg to move an element along a horizontal or vertical line, without displayed orientation lines

Hold Alt or while moving an element to move without automatic snapping or orientation lines

Hold Shift+Alt or Shift+Strg to move an element along a horizontal or vertical line, without displayed orientation lines

Adjust space between elements

Press Ctrl + M and add or remove space, press Ctrl + M again to deactivate

Press ⌘ + M and add or remove space, press ⌘ + M again to deactivate

Select elements of the same type Select one or more elements element and press Ctrl + I Select one or more elements element and press ⌘ + I

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