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Customize Dialog Box - Mouse Gestures Tab

For drawings, sketches, parts, and assemblies, you can separately map up to eight SolidWorks commands to mouse gestures from the Mouse Gestures tab of the Customize dialog box.

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

Options

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

Columns

Command Lists commands.
A command is mapped to a mouse gesture only if one of the eight mouse gesture icons appears in the command row under the Part, Assembly, Drawing, or Sketch column.
Part Displays four or eight mouse gesture command mappings for parts when you click the column heading.
Assembly Displays four or eight mouse gesture command mappings for assemblies when you click the column heading.
Drawing Displays four or eight mouse gesture command mappings for drawings when you click the column heading.
Sketch Displays four or eight mouse gesture command mappings for sketches when you click the column heading.
Category Groups commands into categories.
Click a column to sort by that column.
You can select only commands available for a category. For example, the Make Drawing from Part command is not available for assemblies.

Mouse Gesture Command Icons

With four mouse gestures, you can assign commands for four directions: Up, down, left, or right. With eight mouse gestures, you can assign commands for eight gesture directions.
















Click a column to sort by that column.


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