You draw model elements in the graphical editor by simply dragging them from the corresponding page of the Palette view.To add an element onto a diagram of agent or experiment
Drag the element from the Palette view to the place of the diagram, where you want to place this element.
The pencil icon drawn near a palette element means that this element supports drawing mode. Drawing mode is the additional way of adding elements onto the diagram in addition to common dragging.
When you drag an element onto the diagram, you always get the shape of the predefined size and form. But sometimes you may want to draw a shape of the required form at once. In this case you should use the drawing mode.
To activate the drawing mode, double-click the element in the Palette. The element icon should turn to :
Now you can draw a shape in the graphical editor using some common set of actions. However, these actions slightly differ for different elements:
State, Rectangle, Rounded
Rectangle, Oval, Line
Connector, Transition, Polyline, Curve
Successively draw points of a shape by clicking at the required points on the diagram. Double-click to place the end point and finish.
Let's illustrate the difference between two ways by the example of a rectangle.
Sometimes it would be more convenient to use drawing mode.To draw a rectangle of the required form at once