Navigating the Tree view

It is possible to zoom in and out by pressing CTRL (or Image command_key_web on Mac) and using the scroll-wheel on the mouse.

Nodes can be selected by clicking on them (which toggles them on and off), or by dragging the mouse to create a lasso selection (figure 13.8).

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Figure 13.8: Minimum Spanning Tree lasso selection.

It is possible to clear the current selection by pressing on an empty region of the canvas.

When nodes are selected, they will stay in a fixed position. This can be helpful when manually adjusting the layout, for instance, to prepare the tree for publication (figure 13.9).

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Figure 13.9: Minimum Spanning Tree with manual layout modifications.

The following actions are available from the buttons at the bottom of the view: