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In addition to this introduction see these available resources:
The GUI DRAW-SVG consists of :
Then in addition, buttons and links:
documentation, view this documentation,
about, gives informations about DRAW SVG such as release notes,
news, new features of the current release,
letter, send a message to us,
links to additional sites and partners
The main menu is composed of nine sub menus (Document, Selection, Elements Draw, Draw shapes, Stroke style, Fill Style, Text Style, Marker style, options).
Each sub-menu has functions in the form of icons.
To open a sub-menu, click on its title. A sub-menu is divided into tabs verticals. To access the content of a tab, click its title in the vertical bar.
Scrolling in the main menu is possible with the mouse wheel :
on the left side of the main menu, closing the current sub-menu and opening the next or previous one,
inside a sub-menu, scrolling down or up inisde it's area
The Action Bar provides functions on the view (Original view, zoom out, zoom in, zoom on point on Zoom rectangle Scroll down left top right), selecting drawn elements, undo and redo functions.
Table 1.2. Actions bar
|Return to the original view|
|Zoom on the clicked point|
|Zoom on a rectangle defined by its top left and bottom right corners|
|Enable/Disable zoom mouse wheel|
|Select items by a click on or near, or by a bounding box, use the control key to add or remove item|
Each selected shape has a floating menu that provides editing tools for selection.When an editing tool is activated, it displays a help message at the top right of the document.
The selection menu can be moved with it's bar, stopped with it's quit button.
When the mouse is over the icon of a function, it's title appears on the right side of the icon.
Next, the floating menu of an image element.
Some functions use modal dialog panels, such as "edit properties" from the floating menu.
The properties panel shows all attributes of the selected element.