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Customize Dialog Box - Mouse Gestures Tab

The Mouse Gestures tab of the Customize dialog box includes options for enabling and disabling mouse gestures and for viewing and customizing mouse gesture assignments.

To open this tab, click Tools > Customize and select the Mouse Gestures tab.


Category Filters the list by category.
Show only commands with mouse gestures assigned Filters the list to show only tools mapped to mouse gestures.
Search for Filters the list by a search string you enter.
Enable mouse gestures Turns mouse gestures on or off.
4 gestures Enables one gesture for each of four directions: Up, down, left, or right.
8 gestures Enables one gesture for each of eight direction: Up, down, left, right, or along one of the four diagonals.
Print List Prints the list of mouse gesture assignments.
Reset to Defaults Resets all mouse gesture settings to the system defaults.


Category Groups tools into categories.
Command Lists tools or macros. For macros, this column displays the Custom Macro Definition customize_dialog_macro_button.gif button that allows you to add or edit a custom macro definition.
Part Displays four or eight mouse gesture mappings for parts.
Assembly Displays four or eight mouse gesture mappings for assemblies.
Drawing Displays four or eight mouse gesture mappings for drawings.
Sketch Displays four or eight mouse gesture mappings for sketches.
Click a column heading to sort by that column.
You can select only tools available for a category. For example, the Make Drawing from Part tool is not available for assemblies.

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