Add Ellipses

Use the Insert Ellipse function to draw a round or oval graphic object in a view. The outline is a simple line only, vector lines cannot be used here.

Ways to access

  • Click the Insert Ellipse icon on the Insert toolbar. Then click a position for the shape in the view.


Create an Ellipse

  1. Click the Object Toolbar the button Ellipse or select from the menu Add - Object the entry Ellipse.

  2. Move the mouse to the required position in the working window.

  3. Create the object Ellipse by clicking and dragging.

  4. Use the handles to edit the ellipse with the mouse.

  5. Use the tabs Display and Position in the Details Toolbar to edit the ellipse created.

Connect an Ellipse with an Activity

  1. Select the ellipse.

  2. Click and drag the yellow/red Pin Point onto an existing Activity until the mouse cursor changes to a large anchor symbol.

  3. Let go of the mouse button.

Set defaults for creating objects

  1. Select an object from the Insert Toolbar.

  2. Defaults can be set before drawing in the Preset Toolbar. These settings will however be used for all objects.

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Further information

Create Distance Graphics

Insert Graphic Objects