The Ribbon contains UI elements that allow end-users to load and save diagrams, add diagram items to the canvas, format text within items, rearrange and recolor shapes, change the canvas size and orientation and perform copy/paste operations.
The table below lists actions end-users can perform using the Ribbon.
Change the font settings for the selected shape.
Realign the text within the selected shape.
Select a tool.
Change the background and border colors for the currently selected shape using a palette of predefined patterns or by selecting the colors individually using color pickers.
Move the selected shape in or out in the Z-order.
Add a container of the specified style to the canvas.
Invoke the Insert Picture dialog window that allows you to add an image item to the canvas.
The Application Menu button invokes a menu that allows end-users to create a new diagram, save, export or print the current diagram or load a previously saved one from a file.
Undo/Redo operations can be performed using the Undo/Redo buttons.
The Page Setup dialog window can be invoked by clicking a button at the bottom right corner of the Page Setup and Layout ribbon groups. It provides access to the line jumps options and allows end-users to change the page size, orientation and margins.
When a container or image item is selected, the Ribbon displays the corresponding categories that allow end-users to customize the selected items.