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Using Mouse Gesture Commands

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 use a mouse gesture to invoke a preassigned command from a drawing:

  1. Click Tools > Mouse Gestures.
  2. To display eight commands in the mouse gestures guide, click 8 Gestures and click OK.
  3. From the graphics area, right-drag in the gesture direction that corresponds to the command.

    The mouse gesture guide appears, highlighting the icon for the command mapped to the direction of your gesture.

    For example, with a drawing open, right-drag the mouse to the right, dragging toward the highlighted command.

  4. Continue to right-drag through the command icon, releasing after you pass through the command region of the mouse gesture guide.

    The command is invoked.

To disable mouse gestures:

  1. Click Tools > Mouse Gestures.
  2. Clear Enable mouse gestures.


Command: Gesture

Menu: Tools > Mouse Gestures

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