Object

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Cut Space.PNGThis function is available in OCAD Mapping Solution.This function is available in OCAD Orienteering.This function is available in OCAD Starter.This function is available in OCAD Course Setting.

Choose this command in the Object menu to cut the selected object(s). Optionally, you can press Ctrl+X. The cut object(s) are stored in the clipboard and can be pasted again by choosing the Paste command in the Object menu or pressing Ctrl+V.

Copy Space.PNGThis function is available in OCAD Mapping Solution.This function is available in OCAD Orienteering.This function is available in OCAD Starter.This function is available in OCAD Course Setting.

Choose this command in the Object menu or press Ctrl+C to copy the selected object(s) to the clipboard. A maximum of 50 MB of data can be copied to the clipboard.

Paste Space.PNGThis function is available in OCAD Mapping Solution.This function is available in OCAD Orienteering.This function is available in OCAD Starter.This function is available in OCAD Course Setting.

This command is enabled in the Object menu when the clipboard contains OCAD objects or text and you are writing text.

Choose this command to copy the object(s) in the clipboard to the current map. Alternatively, you can press Ctrl+V. They are initially placed in the center of the screen.

Choose Cut (Ctrl+X) or Copy (Ctrl+C) from the Object menu to copy objects to the clipboard.

Hint.jpg When pasting an object from a different map, and the corresponding symbol does not exist in the current map, the symbol will be added. However, if the color table is different, the object may appears in wrong colors. You will have to adjust the colors of the newly added symbol.

Paste Text

When writing text, the text from the clipboard is inserted.

When the clipboard contains text, but you are not writing text, a dialogue window appears. In case your text contains pairs of coordinates, you have three options:

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  • Move View To: Move the View so the first pair of pasted coordinates is in the center of the screen.
  • Create point objects: You need to select the desired point object beforehand in the Symbol Box. The objects will be created at the coordinates.
  • Create line or area objects: Only available if more than one pair of coordinates exists. You need to select the desired point or area symbol beforehand in the Symbol Box. The Vertices of the line/area objects will be inserted at the place of the coordinates.

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Hint.jpg To use this function properly, a coordinate system has to be defined and the pasted coordinates need to fit to this coordinate system.

Supported formats so far:

geo.admin.ch: 615'582.01, 256'284.55
geo.admin.ch: 47.45648, 7.64039
geo.admin.ch: 47°27′23.313″N 7°38′25.401″E
Google: 47.4563036,7.6405326
Google: -24.8512749,-59.8029067
OpenStreetMap: 47.45295/7.64673
OpenStreetMap: -37.762/-62.183
OpenStreetMap: 46.3103041, 4.8142705

Hint.jpg Video: Create Object With Pairs Of Coordinates

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Delete Space.PNGThis function is available in OCAD Mapping Solution.This function is available in OCAD Orienteering.This function is available in OCAD Starter.This function is available in OCAD Course Setting.

Choose this command in the Object menu or from the Edit Functions Toolbar delete to delete the selected object(s). Alternatively, press the Delete key on the keyboard.

When writing text, the next character or the selected text is deleted.


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