Circuit Simulator Reference: Circuit Editing Commands

Circuit editing in Circuit Simulator makes extensive use of keyboard / mouse shortcuts and command sequences, as detailed in the following table. New users may find it useful to spend a couple of minutes practising, after which the editing process will become surprisingly quick and intuitive.

FunctionDescriptionKeyboard ShortcutMouse Shortcut
NewStarts a new circuit Right-click > Circuits > Blank Circuit
InsertInserts a new component Right-click and select component from menu, then left-click and drag mouse to scale / rotate
Select AllSelects all objects Right-click > Edit > Select All
Select WindowSelect objects by dragging a window Press Space, then drag window
Select ComponentSelects a single component Press Space, then click on object
Move UnselectedMoves a component Shift + drag component
Move SelectedMoves selected component(s) drag selection
Move AllMoves all objects Alt + Drag mouse
Stretch / RotateStretches / rotates component or wire using handle / endpoint Ctrl + Drag handle
DeleteDeletes a component or selection Right-click > Delete

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