Selecting and manipulating a single control

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The designer can select and manipulate a single control using the mouse.

Select the control with a mouse down - it will change colour and red handles will appear on each edge when released
Whilst holding the mouse down drag the control around the form
When the red handles are displayed you can select a single handle to change the size of the control by dragging the edge handle

 

keyboard controls for selected control

In addition, to using the mouse once selected the following keyboard commands are available to fine tune the location or size of the control:

Move operations

Shift + right arrow - move right a pixel at a time
Shift + left arrow - move left a pixel at a time
Shift + up arrow - move up a pixel at a time
Shift + down arrow - move down a pixel at a time

Size operations

Control + right arrow - increase width of control a pixel at a time
Control + left arrow - decrease width of control a pixel at a time
Control + up arrow - increase height of control a pixel at a time
Control + down arrow - decrease height of control a pixel at a time