Controls

Legend


LMB = Left mouse button
RMB = Right mouse button

Flow view controls

Navigation




RMB (hold) Pan / Scroll

Mouse wheel or
Zoom in / out

ESC Pan to the top left corner of the flow.


LMB (double-click) or
Double-click on flow fragment/dialogue submerges into the object

CTRL + BACKSPACE or
Emerge to parent

Selecting objects


LMB (click) Select object under mouse cursor
(or deselect all when clicking empty space)

ALT + Arrow keys Keyboard navigation: Select nearby node in given direction

LMB (hold) Draw selection rectangle (rubberband)

RMB (click)
"Selection" in context menu")
or
Expand selection

Select All: Selects all objects in the current flow container
Select all following objects: Selects all nodes that can be reached from the output pins of the selected node
Select all previous objects: Selects all nodes that lead to the input pins of the selected node

CTRL + LMB (click) Add (remove) object to selection

SHIFT + LMB (click) Add (remove) object to selection

CTRL + A Select all objects in current view

Advanced keyboard controls


TAB Keyboard navigation: Toggle between input areas of a node and it's pins

CTRL + RETURN on a selected pin Multiple node creation: You can create and layout up to 4 nodes of the same type at once.
 
The automated layouting uses the spacing setting from the "Flow" project settings. Modify the spacing if you want nodes to be closer to or farther from each other.

Composing and arranging the flow


Drag object (LMB) Move object around (automatic scrolling at view borders)

Drag object (LMB) out of flow editor Drag object to the border of the flow editor. It turns into an linkable object and can now be placed as link/reference in other panes or even in the flow editor pane it was dragged from

Home or
Bring selection to front

End or
Send selection to back

Page Up or
Move one layer up

Page Down or
Move one layer down

Creating new flow elements


RMB (click) -> "New" Allows to create a flow element.

Clicking on e.g. "Flow Fragment" instantly creates a standard flow fragment and closes the context menu, clicking on the "right-arrow" opens another sub menu that lists all templates for this type of flow element. Clicking on one of those templates creates the flow element and immediately applies the selected type of template.

CTRL + SHIFT + LMB (click) Create default object at cursor position
Default object can be changed via the radiobutton in the "Create" context menu

Drag out of toolbar Create objects by dragging them out of the toolbar

Drag pin (LMB) Draw a connection out of pin (and plug it into another object's input pin, or create object at its end)
 
Holding CTRL while dragging a connection out of a pin automatically creates the default flow object upon releasing the mouse button.

Click pin (LMB)
Multiple node creation: You can create and layout up to 4 nodes of the same type at once.
 
The automated layouting uses the spacing setting from the "Flow" project settings. Modify the spacing if you want nodes to be closer to or farther from each other.

LMB (click) in pin bay Create a new pin

CTRL + RMB (click) in pin bay Delete pin under mouse cursor


Object commands


F2
or double-click object title
Rename object

LMB (double-click) or
Double-click on object: Submerge in object

Open property sheet of selected object(s)

Set color of selected object(s) or connection(s)