OrgChart Now Help Guide

Extras Ribbon

Audience

Audience: Any User Edition: All Editions

Overview

The Extras Ribbon allows you to manipulate and view your chart in various ways. You can select and move objects, delete boxes, edit chart arrangement, add text and images and tables, and find and replace text. The Extras Ribbon is found in the Top Toolbar.Top Toolbar

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Tools

The tools in the Tools tab allow you to adjust your view, move or delete boxes, and quick-add boxes and charts.

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Select Tool

Enter Select Mode. This mode allows you to select and edit objects. Click and drag (starting on the background) to select multiple objects.

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Pan Tool

Enter Pan Mode. Click and drag to change which part of the master page is displayed.

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Move Object Tool

Enter Move Object Mode. Click and drag on any object to reposition.

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Delete

Delete selected boxes.

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Add Assistant Box

Add an assistant to any box.Assistants

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Add New Chart

Add a new chart by clicking anywhere on the page. (A single page may contain multiple charts.)

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Add Subordinate Box

Add a subordinate to any box.

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Unlink Branch or Box

Select a box to unlink that box (and its subordinates) from a chart. The box and its subordinates will then become an independent chart on the page.

Arrange

The tools sin the Arrange Group allow you to adjust the alignment and positioning of objects on the page.

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Pin Object

Pin objects on the page. Pinned objects are automatically repositioned when the page is resized.

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Arrange

Align and arrange charts, images and text boxes on the page.

Extras

The tools in the Extras Group allow you to add text labels, autotext elements, pictures, tables and legends to your charts. Typically the extra group options are only used when working on the Master Page.Master Page Overview

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Add Text Box

Select to add a text box.

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Add AutoText Element

Select to add an autotext element such as a page number or subchart name.AutotextElements

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Add Image Tool

Select to add an image (such as a corporate logo).

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Add Table Tool

Select to add a table.

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Add Legend Tool

Select to add a legend.

Editing

The editing group contains various tools that accelerate editing charts.

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Find

Show/hide the find panel.

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Replace

Show/hide the replace panel.