Arrow Tool
  • 23 Apr 2024
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Arrow Tool

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Article summary

The Arrow Tool is useful to relate Text or Images to specific areas on the Plan.

💡Using an iPad or Tablet?

Drawing Arrows

  1. Click the Shape Tools
  2. Click the Arrow Tool
  3. Click and release on the start point
    Move the cursor out to draw the Arrow
    Hold SHIFT to lock the angle to 15º increments
  4. Click and release to complete the Arrow
  5. Repeat for any additional Arrows
  6. Click Done

Drawing Arrow V1

💡Creating an Arrow bend
  1. Create two Arrows to simulate a bend
  2. Press ESC to enter Select mode
  3. Select the connected Arrow to Edit
  4. Click Settings
  5. Edit the Head Style and select None
    Adjust the line to touch the other Arrow
  6. Click Save

Arrow Bends V1

Editing Arrows

The Settings modal remains open during Editing and requires a click to close once editing is complete.

  1. Press ESC
    Zoom in on the Arrow to select
  2. Select the Arrow on the Plan
    • To move: Click, hold and drag
      To move several items at once, use the Select Tool
    • To resize Arrows: Click, hold and drag the blue square boxes
      Hold SHIFT to lock the rotation to 15º angles
  3. Click Actions to:
  4. Click Settings to:
    • Change the Line Colour, Line Style, Head Style, Opacity %, Line Width, Tail Style
  5. Click Save
    To Cancel the changes click Cancel
💡 To restore Deleted Arrows
  • Hold CTRL/Command ⌘ and press Z or
  • Click Undo before leaving the PlanCloud

Editing Arrow

Using an iPad or Tablet?

Click for alternate terminology.

Things to note when following the above steps:

  • Tap instead of click
  • Unless there is a keyboard attached to the device, there are no shortcut keys on an iPad or Tablet
  • Tap Done instead of pressing ESC

Navigation hints:

  • Pinch zoom
  • Tap hold and drag to pan around a Plan

Images within this article are taken from a desktop computer. Interface appearance on an iPad / Tablet devices may vary based on screen size, potentially hiding or shortening buttons to icons. For accuracy, consider using a stylus, Apple pencil or mouse.

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