MicroStation CONNECT Edition Help

Move Element

Used to move an element(s).

You can access this tool from the following:

  • Ribbon: Drawing > Home > Manipulate
  • Ribbon: Modeling > Home > Manipulate
  • Toolbox: Manipulate
  • Default keyboard shortcut: <Q, W> or <[, P>

Use Fence If on, the fence contents are moved. The option menu sets the Fence (Selection) Mode.
Key-in: [ FENCE ] MOVE [ ELEMENT ]
Tip: When you do not require precision, you can move one or more selected elements by selecting them and dragging one of the elements by any point on the element except the handles.
Tip: Choosing Move from the Reset pop-up menu selects the Move Element tool. When the tool is selected in this manner, the move operation affects all selected elements.
Note: To constrain movement to multiples of an angle, use AccuDraw in conjunction with the Move tool.
Note: To move the fence contents to a new design file, follow the procedure in Special fence manipulations.