- Linux Training
- Desktop Tutorials
- Server Tutorials
|The Dia Menu|
|Desktop Apps Training - Dia|
Dia is a graphical based program designed not just for drawing but also commonly used for various types of diagramming. Dia's object based tools allow users to diagram anything from networks to electrical currents. This graphical program also allows for fast and easy use for the user because of the straight forward tool selection offered.
The File Menu has all of the basic functions that a user would use concerning the status of your document. New, Open, Save, Save As, Export, Page Setup, Print, Close, and Quit are all available in the File Menu.
The Edit Menu displays all of the main editing tools that most other programs would have. Cut, Copy, Paste, Delete, Undo, and Redo are all involved in this Menu. Other options include Duplicate, Delete, Copy, Cut and Paste Text.
Clicking Diagram on the menu brings Properties and Layers options.
In the View Menu, users may Zoom in and out and enable grid view abilities.
The Objects Menu under the Option Menu has several choices concerning the objects that have been selected in the Dia diagram. From this menu users may send a selected object to the back of the diagram or move it to the front. Other options include grouping and properties.
The Select menu item brings users select all, none, invert, transitive, connected and same type options. Also appearing here are union, replace, intersection, remove, inverse, and select by options.
The Tools menu item contains all of the tools appearing on the toolbox.
Choose an input method ehre, System(Simple) is the default and sufficient for begiinners.
The Dialog menu item allows users to view the group properties.