Contextual Menu

Right-clicking on a shape in the diagram brings up its contextual menu.

The contextual menu contains actions that will affect the currently selected shape.

Each notation and each type of shape will offer different actions from the contextual menu.

Standard shape actions

Both nodes and edges share those contextual menu actions:


Open the shape detail dialog.

Change Shape

Change the shape to a compatible shape of the modeler notation.


Change notation specific attributes for the shape.

Label Position

Control the position of the shape(s) label.


Cut the shape(s) to the clipboard.


Copy the shape(s) to the clipboard.


Paste the shape(s) shape from the clipboard at the current mouse position.


Delete the shape(s).

Reset link

Reset the link routing to its default routing.

Reverse Link Direction

Swap the source and target of a link.