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Cut selected objects in Draft using mouse

On a Solid Edge Draft sheet, is it possible to cut/copy all selected objects using just the mouse. I don't want to use the keyboard or waste extra mouse clicks switching to the Home tab and back.

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Accepted by topic author Tushar
‎08-26-2015 04:32 AM

Re: Cut selected objects in Draft using mouse

I am not sure why you want to avoid the keyboard. This is nothing faster than ctrl C and ctrl X.

Dan Staples
Director, Solid Edge Product Development

Re: Cut selected objects in Draft using mouse

Except when they don't work. Like various odd places in SE. Revmanager for one. Other places the context menu doesn't work. I never remember which is which.

Re: Cut selected objects in Draft using mouse

When multiple objects are selected in a Draft sheet, right-clicked and Cut is selected from the context menu, only a single object over which the mouse was right-clicked goes to the clipboard. The rest in the selection are deselected and remain on the sheet - the whole bunch of selected objects do not get 'Cut'.

Re: Cut selected objects in Draft using mouse

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What is happening is standard Windows behavior....to contain the select set for further actions, you need to hold the "Ctrl" key down when right mouse clicking (or using menu operators)....and all will be right in the cosmos. :-)

Sean Cresswell
Design Manager Streetscape Limited
Solid Edge ST9 [MP3] Classic [x2 seats]
Windows 10

Re: Cut selected objects in Draft using mouse

No Joy. As I select multiple objects in a draft sheet and hold down the Ctrl key while right-clicking one of them, the context menu deoes not appear.

 

Wish I could show you holding down the Ctrl key in a screen capture.

 

Aha! and as I keep trying hard - its the Alt key: hold it down and right-double-click on the selection set to pop up the context menu without losing the selection.

 

Re: Cut selected objects in Draft using mouse

Yes, and this method works with Ctrl too.

 

BR,

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Re: Cut selected objects in Draft using mouse

Thats right Imi, I am able to confirm this. It works with the Ctrl key too.