Maps, Drawings, Image and Labels

Click and drag

Pan the display

Right-click and drag

Zoom to the box.

Wheel

Zoom in / out

 Drag and Drop

Add a new frame from the Project pane.

Click a tab

Switch to that tab.

Double-click layer tab

Turn layer for that tab on or off for display.

Alt-click title

Alt-click a tab or title bar to undock or dock.

Ctrl-click title

Ctrl-click to move docked window or pane into second docked row.

Ctrl-click layer tab

Zoom to fit layer.

Shift-Ctrl-click layer tab

Zoom to fit a selection in the layer.

Drag a tab

Drag a tab to reorder in a stack of tabs.

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Ctrl Plus Zoom in ,  Ctrl Minus Zoom Out,

Ctrl /  Zoom Native,    Ctrl *  Zoom to Fit

Ctrl-C

For drawing and labels layers: Copy selected objects/labels to clipboard.

Ctrl-V

For drawing and labels layers:  Paste objects/label from clipboard.

Shift-Ctrl-V

For drawing and labels layers:  Paste using the Paste dialog for more options.   To avoid paste errors when pasting objects/label, set the mfd_id field to Ignore Field in the paste dialog when pasting objects.  That allows the destination table to automatically generate mfd_id values that avoid collisions with existing mfd_id values in the table.

F1

Launch a quick reference guide page in the browser.

 

Selection

 Ctrl-A

Select all.

Shift-Ctrl-A

Select none.

Ctrl-I

Invert the selection.

Ctrl-A then Ctrl-I

Select none.  A useful trick.

Ctrl-click

Select the object.

Shift-Ctrl-click

De-select the object.

Ctrl-click and drag

Draw a selection box to select all objects any part of which is within the box.

Shift-Ctrl-click and drag

Draw a selection box to de-select all objects any part of which is within the box.

Ctrl-click-and-drag <release Ctrl> <finish dragging>

Draw a selection box to select all objects entirely within the box.  

Shift-Ctrl-click <release Ctrl> <finish dragging>

Draw a selection box to de-select all objects entirely within the box.  

 

Edit

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Choose an object create command.  Click to create vertices.

Right-click

Save changes to new object or abandon them.

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Toggle snap to nearest vertex mode off/on.

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Go back to default navigation mode.  Exit object creation command.

Alt-click

Alt-click an object to show / edit object field values.

Shift-Alt-click

Shift-Alt-click an object to show / edit object coordinates.

Esc

Exit edit mode.

 

Move an Object

Shift-Alt-Click

Shift-Alt-click an object to show the Record - Coordinates list.  Click into the list and Ctrl-A to select all coordinates.   In the drawing, drag the bigger box and all coordinates will move with it.