Cell Operation

Gridraw draws a figure using “cell” similar to that of spreadsheet software as unit. You can locate a single graphic element (class) in a single cell.

Selecting a Single Cell

Select a cell in the CELL MODE.

Selection with the Keyboard

  1. Switch the mode to the CELL MODE.

    The initial mode is the CELL MODE. In most modes, press ESC several times to switch the mode to the CELL MODE.

  2. You can use h, j, k, l, or Arrow keys to move the currently selected cell (active cell).

Selection with the Mouse

  1. Switch the mode to the CELL MODE.

  2. You can click anywhere on a cell to select it.

    In most modes, you can click on a cell to both switch to the CELL MODE and move the selected cell at the same time.

Selecting Multiple Cells

Select multiple cells in the SELECT CELL MODE.

Selection with the Keyboard

  1. Switch the mode to the CELL MODE.

  2. Use h, j, k, l, or Arrow keys to move the active cell to the starting point of multiple selection.

  3. Press v.

    The mode switches to the SELECT CELL MODE.

  4. Use h, j, k, l, or Arrow keys to move the active cell to the endpoint of multiple selection.

    The range of selected cells are highlighted here.

Selection with the Mouse

  1. CELL MODE に切り替えます。

  2. セル上の任意の範囲をドラッグすることで、複数セルを選択できます。

Locating a Figure in the Selected Cell

You can locate a figure (class) in the selected cell. Conversely, you can delete a class located in the selected cell. For more details, refer to the link

Inserting and Deleting a Row/Column

You can insert or delete a row or column based on the selected cell.

Insertion

  1. Switch the mode to the CELL MODE.

  2. Select a cell belonging to the row or column to be inserted.

  3. Perform one of following operations:

    • Insert a row.
      • Press o.
      • Click insert-row-icon on the toolbar.
      • Click [EditInsert row] on the menu.
    • Insert a column.
      • Press O.
      • Click insert-col-icon on the toolbar.
      • Click [EditInsert col] on the menu.

Deletion

  1. Switch the mode to the CELL MODE.

  2. Select a cell belonging to the row or column to be deleted.

  3. Perform one of following operations:

    • Delete a row.
      • Press t.
      • Click delete-row-icon on the toolbar.
      • Click [EditDelete row] on the menu.
    • Delete a column.
      • Press T.
      • Click delete-col-icon on the toolbar.
      • Click [EditDelete col] on the menu.