Add Trend Tool

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The Add Trend Tool allows you to embed trends onto the drawing canvas.

Adding a Trend Item

To embed a trend onto the drawing canvas:

  1. Select the Add Trend tool Add Trend Tool.
  2. Choose the trend from the tag browser.
  3. Click OK to close the tag browser.
  4. Press the mouse button down on the drawing canvas to start adding the trend item.
  5. Drag the cursor to define the size and orientation of the new trend item.
  6. Release the mouse button to complete adding the trend item.

As an alternative you can embed a trend item by dragging and dropping from the Tag Window:

  1. Select the Trend Item you want to embed in the Tag Window.
  2. Drag the Trend Item onto the drawing canvas.
  3. Select Embed Trend from the pop-up menu.
  4. Use the Select Shape Tool to position and size the embedded graphic.

Modifying Existing Embedded Trend Items

Use the Selection Methods and Tools to reposition Embedded Trend Items.

When an Embedded Trend Item is selected, edit the Embedded Trend Properties using the Properties Window

Temporarily Changing to Select Mode

While in add embedded trend mode you can temporarily switch to the last select mode, by holding down the <Ctrl> key down.

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