Status Bar Indicators

Introduction

The Status Bar at the bottom of the Configuration Tool provides feedback during edit operations that use the mouse:

Status bar indicators

There are two indicators showing graphic editor status:

Feedback When Adding Shapes

When you add new items to the drawing canvas, the status bar shows the current shape type and size plus the current cursor position:

Status bar indicator providing feedback about adding a rectangle

Note: The left indicator shows the current shape type and size in canvas units. The center indicator shows the current cursor position.

Feedback When Moving Shapes

When you move items on the drawing canvas, the status bar shows the current offset of the move plus the current cursor position:

Status bar indicator providing feedback about moving an item

Note: The left indicator shows the how far you have moved the item in canvas units. The center indicator shows the current cursor position.

Feedback When Scaling Shapes

When you scale items on the drawing canvas, the status bar shows the magnitude of the current scale plus the current cursor position:

Status bar indicator providing feedback about scaling an item

Note: The left indicator shows the how much you have scaled the item. The center indicator shows the current cursor position.

Feedback When Rotating Shapes

When you rotate items on the drawing canvas, the status bar shows the current angle of rotation plus the current cursor position:

Status bar indicator providing feedback about rotating an item

Note: The left indicator shows the current angle of rotation. The center indicator shows the current cursor position.

Further Information

Graphic Editor Toolbar

For the different tools available to edit graphic pages.

Graphic Editor

For information about editing graphic pages in Fernhill SCADA.

Glossary

For definitions of the terms used in Fernhill SCADA.