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The Ribbon contains UI elements that allow end-users to load and save diagrams, format text within shapes, 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.
|Ribbon page||Ribbon group||Actions|
|Font||Change the font settings for the selected shape.|
|Text||Realign the text within the selected shape.|
|Tools||Select a tool.|
|Shape Styles||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.|
|Arrange||Move the selected shape in or out in the Z-order.|
|Insert||Container||Add a container of the specified style to the canvas.|
|Picture||Invoke the Insert Picture dialog window that allows you to add an image item to the canvas.|
|View||Show||Toggle the visibility of the Shapes Panel, Properties Panel, rulers and gridlines.|
|Zoom||Zoom the diagram so that the entire page either fits the window or is as wide as the window.|
|Design||Page Setup||Toggle between portrait and landscape page orientation, set the page size, enable the automatic canvas size readjustment on moving elements outside of its borders.|
|Themes||Apply a theme to the entire diagram.|
|Options||Toggle the snapping behavior and specify how strongly shapes are snapped into alignment.|
|Layout||Rearrange all shapes in a single click, change the type of the selected connectors and re-layout parts of the diagram.|
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.