Cutting Characteristics and Balloons

  1. In a drawing, right-click and click Selection Tool.
  2. Box-select the items to cut.
    You can select multiple items.
  3. Press Ctrl+X
  4. Optional: Use the page navigation arrows to go to another sheet on which to relocate the items.
  5. Optional: Right-click where you want to paste the cut items, click Paste, and specify:
    • Quantity. Pastes a specified number of balloons, characteristics, or capture rectangles.
    • Balloon. Pastes a copy of the balloon. The balloon number remains the same.
    • Characteristic. Pastes the characteristic.
    • Capture Rectangle. Pastes the balloon with a new number and an empty characteristics capture rectangle.

      You can drag the characteristic rectangle to the location of the new characteristic, which displays the data in the rectangle. The extracted data for the characteristic appears in the Table Manager on the Characteristic tab. The value is blank in the capture rectangle until you place it over the correct value.

  6. Optional: In the Table Manager, on the Characteristics tab, right-click a row and click Insert Cut Characteristics, and specify options.