Draw Menu

The Draw menu contains commands that are used when you work in the graphical editor. The menu commands are available only when the current graphical editor is open.

Order - Contains commands that allow you to change the Z-order of the currently selected shape:
  Bring to Front - Places the shape on top of all other shapes.
  Bring Forward - Moves the shape one step up (swaps it with the shape directly in front).
  Send Backward - Moves the shape one step down.
  Send to Back - Places the shape below all other shapes.
Grouping - Contains commands for grouping/ungrouping shapes:
Ungroup - Ungroups all the shapes from the group that contains the currently selected shape.
Select Group Contents - Selects all the shapes of the group that contains the currently selected shape.
Create a Group - Creates a new group and adds all currently selected shapes to this group.
Add to Existing Group - Adds the currently selected shapes to one of already existing groups (you will need to choose the group where you want to add shapes by clicking its icon in the graphical editor right after invoking this command).
Remove from group - Removes the currently selected shape from the group.
Zoom - Contains commands for zooming the graphical editor diagram:
  Zoom to 100% - Zooms the contents of the graphical editor to the original zoom (100 %).
  Zoom Out - Zooms out the contents of the graphical editor.
  Zoom In - Zooms in the contents of the graphical editor.
Grid - Contains commands for controlling the diagram grid:
  Enable/Disable Grid - Turns binding to the grid on/off.
  Show/Hide Grid - Turns the grid visibility on/off.
  Show/Hide Axes - Turns the coordinate axes visibility on/off.
Align - Contains commands for aligning elements in the graphical editor:
  Horizontal Align Left - Aligns left borders of all selected elements to the left border of the leftmost element.
  Horizontal Align Center - Shifts all the selected elements horizontally so that their centers lie on the vertical axis that goes through the center of the selected area.
  Horizontal Align Right - Aligns right borders of all selected elements to the right border of the rightmost element.
  Vertical Align Top - Aligns top borders of all selected elements to the top border of the topmost element.
  Vertical Align Center - Shifts all the selected elements vertically so that their centers lie on the horizontal axis that goes through the center of the selected area.
  Vertical Align Bottom - Aligns bottom borders of all selected elements to the bottom border of the bottommost element.

Hide - Contains commands for hiding/unhiding shapes of the same type in the graphical editor. When hidden, shapes become half-transparent, and user cannot select them.    

  Hide Space Markup Elements - Hides\Unhides all space markup elements on the current graphical diagram.
  Hide ShapesHides\Unhides all presentation shapes on the current graphical diagram.
  Hide SD LinksHides\Unhides all System Dynamics links on the current graphical diagram.
  Hide 2D ElementsHides\Unhides 2D shapes (all elements with the Advanced property Show in set to 2D only).
  Hide 3D ElementsHides\Unhides all 3D shapes (all shapes with the Advanced property Show in set to either 2D and 3D, or 3D only).