May 13, 2016

New shortcuts to improve interaction with charts!

Operating graphical objects has never been that convenient:

 

To clone a graphical object:

  • Point mouse cursor on a drawn object
  • Hold CTRL and use left mouse button to drag a cloned object

 

To make a circle out of ellipse:

  • Select Ellipse on the drawing toolbar
  • Put its first point on chart
  • Hold SHIFT and put the second point to define diameter of the circle

 

To make a square out of rectangle:

  • Select Rectangle on the drawing toolbar
  • Put its first point on chart
  • Hold SHIFT and put the second point to define diagonal length of the square

 

To draw a multiple of 45 degrees angle:

  • Select a trend object on the drawing toolbar, e.g. Trend Line
  • Put its first point on chart
  • Hold SHIFT and move mouse cursor to choose an angle

This shortcut works with Trend Line, Trend Angle, Disjoint Angle, Flat Top/Bottom, Ray, Parallel Channel.