How To Select, Move, Rotate Objects & Floor Plans

Selecting objects is one of the basic tools you should know. You will use it a lot.

The most basic method is by clicking the object you want to select. The Pointer/Select tool lets you select the objects in your drawing. Click the Pointer button. Next, click the object to select it. When you select an object in your drawing, it will appear in the red color. Now you can move, rotate the object or change the attributes such as the size, width, color etc. If you want to add more objects to your selection, hold CTRL key. Click to select more objects.

You can select many objects using your mouse. Click the Pointer button. Next, click and hold your left mouse button down and drag the mouse downward and to the right. When finished let the left mouse button up. The objects that are inside the bounding rectangle will be selected. All selected objects will change the color to red. Now you can move or rotate the selected objects.
To clear the selection click the Pointer button or just click your mouse anywhere in the drawing area.

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Watch this short video to see how to to Select, move & rotate objects.


Note: This video has no sound; it has captions pointing out the relevant steps (program version

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