The Edit Bar

The Edit Bar

The Edit Bar is an advanced tool designed to help organize and manipulate the drawings on the screen. The Edit Bar will control the drawings in the highlighted window. You can move the Edit Bar around the screen by holding down the left mouse button anywhere on the bar and moving the mouse. When the Edit Bar is activated, all of the drawings in the highlighted window turn red except one, which turns green (use the Select button to toggle through the drawings). The green drawing object is the object that the edit bar will manipulate.

 

1 .  Select button Select button

 Select button

The Select button changes which drawing the edit bar will manipulate. As you continue to click this button, it will scroll through the available drawings turning each green when it is the selected drawing. As an option to this, you can actually click on the drawing that you want to select.

2 . Move buttonMove button

Move button

The Move button moves the selected drawing around the screen. With the left mouse button, press and hold down on this button. The drawing will move as your mouse moves.

3 . Scale buttonScale button

Scale button

The Scale button scales the selected drawing from very small to very large. With the left mouse button, press and hold down on this button. Moving your mouse up and down will make the drawing get larger and smaller.

4 . Rotate buttonRotate button

Rotate button

The Rotate button rotates the selected drawing on its center. With the left mouse button, press and hold down on this button. Moving your mouse in a circular motion will make the selected drawing spin on its center.

5 . Select All buttonSelect All button

Select All button

This button selects all of the drawings in the highlighted window. When this button is clicked, all of the drawings will turn green and all of the drawings will react to the move, scale, and rotate buttons. Click the button again to turn off "Select All".

6 . Delete buttonDelete button

Delete button

Deletes the selected drawing.

7 . Close buttonClose button

Close button

Closes the Edit Bar.