Mouse Modes

The lower part of the Inspector allows to select different mouse modes. Mouse modes defines the behavior of the mouse in your document.


Measure

This mode allow to measure points and the distance between two points with a crosshair. The result will be shown in the middle part of the Inspector. The values will be displayed for both axis and depending on the axis mode as time value or as number.
Keyboard shortcut: m


Zoom

Zooming, the plot will be rescaled to the selected rectangle.
Keyboard shortcut: z


Normalize X

With this mouse mode two reference values on the X axis can be selected. The values will be used for the Normalize Inspector and the Spline Fit Inspector.
Keyboard shortcut: n


Normalize Y

With this mouse mode two reference values on the Y axis can be selected. The values will be used for the Normalize Inspector and the Spline Fit Inspector.
Keyboard shortcut: b


Downscale

If you click with this mouse mode inside your plot the clicked point will be centered and the range of the plot will be increased.
Keyboard shortcut: d


Upscale

If you click with this mouse mode inside your plot the clicked point will be centered and the range of the plot will be lowered.
Keyboard shortcut: u


Range

This is for easy navigating through your data. Clicking and moving in the plot changes the range accordingly. If you have a mouse wheel you can also zoom in and out. If your hold the option keys while zooming only the X axis changes. Holding the command key does the same for the Y axis.
Keyboard shortcut: r


Select Tool

This mouse mode allows different manipulations on your plot. You can resize the frame of your plot; move and edit texts; select data points which will then highlighted in the data view; change the current working buffer; and select axis. After selection the appropriate inspector appears. If you select a text or graphic object you can use this keys:

left, right, up, downmove the object
control + left, right, up, downmove the 1. graphic object handle
option + left, right, up, downmove the 2. graphic object handle
backspacedelete the object
command+right, command+leftselect the next or previous object

Keyboard shortcut: s


Move Y

This mouse mode allows moving of data from all selected buffers in Y direction. This operation changes the data itself and not just the range of the plot.
Keyboard shortcut: y


Move X

This mouse mode allows moving of data from all selected buffers in X direction. This operation changes the data itself and not just the range of the plot.
Keyboard shortcut: x


Move XY

This mouse mode allows moving of data from all selected buffers in X and Y direction. This operation changes the data itself and not just the range of the plot.
Keyboard shortcut: q


Move Points

With this mouse mode you can select and move a single data point. This operation changes the data itself and not just the range of the plot.
Keyboard shortcut: p


Linear Background

Allows to define the reference values for linear background subtraction with the mouse.
Keyboard shortcut: w


Shirley Background

Allows to define the reference values for Shirley background subtraction with the mouse.
Keyboard shortcut: e


Legend Moving

With this mouse mode the automatically generated legend can be moved.
Keyboard shortcut: l


Graphic

With this mouse mode graphic objects can be created, sized and moved.
Keyboard shortcut: g


Text

This mouse mode allows to add and edit text objects in your plot.
Keyboard shortcut: t


Subview

With this mouse mode new empty subviews can be generated.
Keyboard shortcut: h


Change Subview

This mouse mode allow to change the size and position of a subview.
Keyboard shortcut: j