"Edit" Menu

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"Edit" Menu

Undo

Undoes the last action. The type of action will be added to this menu entry. For example, the entry says "Undo Insert" after an insert operation.

Redo

Repeats a command, which has been undone. The type of action will be added to this menu entry. For example, the entry says "Redo Insert" after an Undo insert command.

Cut

Cuts the currently selected object, and puts it onto the clip board.

Copy

Copies the currently selected object and puts the copy onto the clip board.

Paste

Inserts contents of the clipboard into the active document.

Paste Special

Inserts the contents of the clip board either as an embedded or linked object. This can be done in the corresponding dialog window.

By embedded objects, the data in the flixo document is not changed, when you change the original data. Embedded objects become a part of the flixo document after they are added. Double click on the embedded object, to work with it in its original program.

By linked objects, the data will only be updated when the corresponding original file (e.g. spreadsheet) is modified. Linked data is saved in the original file, flixo only saves the file path of the original file and displays the linked data.

Delete

Deletes everything that is currently selected.

Select

A submenu with commands to select different object groups.

Adjust

A submenu with commands to adjust the size, materials, and boundary conditions in the current document.

Parameter

A submenu with commands to define or change a parametric object. The creation and use of parametric objects is explained in Tutorial 6.

Layer Object

A submenu with commands to define or change a layered parametric object.

3D equivalent Object

A submenu with commands to define or change an equivalent 3 dimensional element with regular distances as approximation (e.g. screw) according to prEN ISO 12631.

Graphic Object

A submenu with commands to define or change a graphic object.

Properties

Displays the Properties dialog window for the selected object.

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