Work with text in windows

Last update: 2022-10-04
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Wherever you can enter text in a window, you can perform many of the functions that you can perform in any text editor, such as Notepad or Microsoft Word.

Data Workbench supports basic editing features, including cut (Ctrl+x), copy (Ctrl+c), paste (Ctrl+v), undo (Ctrl+z), redo (Ctrl+Shift+z), select section (click+drag), and select all (Ctrl+a).

In addition to basic copying and pasting of text, you can copy and paste text within and between configuration files ( .cfg).

To copy and paste parameters and nodes within a configuration file (.cfg)

When copying and pasting a parameter, both must be of the same type, such as string to string.

  1. Right-click a node or parameter label and click Copy.

  2. Complete one of the following steps:

    • Right-click the vector and click Paste as child. The node is pasted above the first node in the vector.
    • Right-click the node below which you want to paste the node and click Paste.

To copy and paste nodes into a text editor

  1. Right-click a vector or node and click Copy.
  2. In the appropriate location within the text editor file, press Ctrl+v.

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