Altium Designer Documentation

MoveCursor

Modified by Jason Howie on Aug 4, 2017

Parent page: Schematic Commands

The following pre-packaged resources, derived from this base command, are available:


Applied Parameters: Direction=Up|BigSteps=False

Summary

This feature enables you to use the keyboard to move the cursor upwards in the current document workspace, in increments of one snap grid unit.

Access

This command is accessed from the Schematic Editor, and Schematic Library Editor. With the cursor within the main design window, simply use the Up Arrow keyboard shortcut.

Use

After launching the command, the cursor will be moved upward in the workspace by one snap grid unit.

Use the command repeatedly to move the cursor further upward.

Tips

  1. One snap grid unit is defined as being the value specified in the Grid field, in the General section of the Properties panel - which shows the options for the active schematic document when no objects are currently selected in the design workspace.


Applied Parameters: Direction=Down|BigSteps=False

Summary

This feature enables you to use the keyboard to move the cursor downwards in the current document workspace, in increments of one snap grid unit.

Access

This command is accessed from the Schematic Editor, and Schematic Library Editor. With the cursor within the main design window, simply use the Down Arrow keyboard shortcut.

Use

After launching the command, the cursor will be moved downward in the workspace by one snap grid unit.

Use the command repeatedly to move the cursor further downward.

Tips

  1. One snap grid unit is defined as being the value specified in the Grid field, in the General section of the Properties panel - which shows the options for the active schematic document when no objects are currently selected in the design workspace.


Applied Parameters: Direction=Left|BigSteps=False

Summary

This feature enables you to use the keyboard to move the cursor to the left in the current document workspace, in increments of one snap grid unit.

Access

This command is accessed from the Schematic Editor, and Schematic Library Editor. With the cursor within the main design window, simply use the Left Arrow keyboard shortcut.

Use

After launching the command, the cursor will be moved to the left in the workspace by one snap grid unit.

Use the command repeatedly to move the cursor further to the left.

Tips

  1. One snap grid unit is defined as being the value specified in the Grid field, in the General section of the Properties panel - which shows the options for the active schematic document when no objects are currently selected in the design workspace.


Applied Parameters: Direction=Right|BigSteps=False

Summary

This feature enables you to use the keyboard to move the cursor to the right in the current document workspace, in increments of one snap grid unit.

Access

This command is accessed from the Schematic Editor, and Schematic Library Editor. With the cursor within the main design window, simply use the Right Arrow keyboard shortcut.

Use

After launching the command, the cursor will be moved to the right in the workspace by one snap grid unit.

Use the command repeatedly to move the cursor further to the right.

Tips

  1. One snap grid unit is defined as being the value specified in the Grid field, in the General section of the Properties panel - which shows the options for the active schematic document when no objects are currently selected in the design workspace.


Applied Parameters: Direction=Up|BigSteps=True

Summary

This feature enables you to use the keyboard to move the cursor upwards in the current document workspace, in increments of ten snap grid units.

Access

This command is accessed from the Schematic Editor, and Schematic Library Editor. With the cursor within the main design window, simply use the Shift+Up Arrow keyboard shortcut.

Use

After launching the command, the cursor will be moved upward in the workspace by ten snap grid units.

Use the command repeatedly to move the cursor further upward.

Tips

  1. One snap grid unit is defined as being the value specified in the Grid field, in the General section of the Properties panel - which shows the options for the active schematic document when no objects are currently selected in the design workspace.


Applied Parameters: Direction=Down|BigSteps=True

Summary

This feature enables you to use the keyboard to move the cursor downwards in the current document workspace, in increments of ten snap grid units.

Access

This command is accessed from the Schematic Editor, and Schematic Library Editor. With the cursor within the main design window, simply use the Shift+Down Arrow keyboard shortcut.

Use

After launching the command, the cursor will be moved downward in the workspace by ten snap grid units.

Use the command repeatedly to move the cursor further downward.

Tips

  1. One snap grid unit is defined as being the value specified in the Grid field, in the General section of the Properties panel - which shows the options for the active schematic document when no objects are currently selected in the design workspace.


Applied Parameters: Direction=Left|BigSteps=True

Summary

This feature enables you to use the keyboard to move the cursor to the left in the current document workspace, in increments of ten snap grid units.

Access

This command is accessed from the Schematic Editor, and Schematic Library Editor. With the cursor within the main design window, simply use the Shift+Left Arrow keyboard shortcut.

Use

After launching the command, the cursor will be moved to the left in the workspace by ten snap grid units.

Use the command repeatedly to move the cursor further to the left.

Tips

  1. One snap grid unit is defined as being the value specified in the Grid field, in the General section of the Properties panel - which shows the options for the active schematic document when no objects are currently selected in the design workspace.


Applied Parameters: Direction=Right|BigSteps=True

Summary

This feature enables you to use the keyboard to move the cursor to the right in the current document workspace, in increments of ten snap grid units.

Access

This command is accessed from the Schematic Editor, and Schematic Library Editor. With the cursor within the main design window, simply use the Shift+Right Arrow keyboard shortcut.

Use

After launching the command, the cursor will be moved to the right in the workspace by ten snap grid units.

Use the command repeatedly to move the cursor further to the right.

Tips

  1. One snap grid unit is defined as being the value specified in the Grid field, in the General section of the Properties panel - which shows the options for the active schematic document when no objects are currently selected in the design workspace.

 

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