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Mouse Gestures

You can use a mouse gesture as a shortcut to execute a command, similar to a keyboard shortcut. Once you learn command mappings, you can use mouse gestures to invoke mapped commands quickly.

To activate a mouse gesture, from the graphics area, right-drag in one of four directions: up, down, left or right.

When you right-drag, a guide appears, showing the command mappings for the gesture directions. The guide highlights the command you are about to select.

To cancel a mouse gesture, release the mouse within the mouse gesture guide.

Drawings Guide With Eight Gestures

Assemblies Guide with Four Gestures

You can customize up to eight gestures each, for drawings, assemblies, parts, and sketches.

To view or edit the current mouse gesture assignments, click Tools > Customize. From the Customize dialog box, select the Mouse Gestures tab.

To use mouse gestures with assemblies, right-drag in the graphics area away from components to avoid component rotation or press Alt + right-drag.


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