Schematic Capture : Draw

Drawing Text

The following will explain each operation for drawing text.

Selecting the Text Menu
Drawing Text
Rotating Text
Exiting Text Mode
Using Vertical Font


Selecting the Text Menu

Select [Draw] => [Text]

There are several other ways to perform this. Refer to About Executing Menus.

Drawing Text

After selecting the Text Menu,

STEP 1: Input the text
STEP 2: Click "OK"
STEP 3: Click the location where you want to place it


Placing Text From the Place Text Dialog
Use the Place Text dialog to place the text.
(1) Click [Draw]
=> [Text].

=> The "Place Text" dialog will open.

(2) Input the "Text Name".
(3) Click "OK".
(4) Click the location on the schematic where you want to place it.


Rotating Text

While drawing, it rotates 90 degrees.
There are the following methods for rotating.

Method 1: [Right Click] => Select [Move/Rotate/Mirror] => [Rotate]
Method 2: [Keyboard] => Press [R]

Rotate Example

Before Rotate After Rotate

Rotation is 90 degrees to the left. There is also a Reverse Clockwise Menu.


Exiting Text Mode

The following is the operation for exiting Text mode.

Right click, Select => [Cancel]
* Press "Escape" on the keyboard


Using Vertical Font

When vertical text such as Japanese is used, use fonts that begin with "@".