Drag and Drop - many uses


Drag-and-drop is the action of selecting an object by "grabbing" it and dragging it to a different location or onto another object.

Supported Drag and Drop sources and destinations

In the Help Editor, an object can be selected text, or a tree node in the Table_Of_Contents or Index_dockable_window Being such an easy and useful mechanism, we try to support as many drag and drop sources and destinations as possible:

Selected text or object in document window

Table Of Contents and Project Folder items

How to Drag and Drop

The basic sequence involved in drag-and-drop is:

  1. Press, and hold down, the button on the mouse or other pointing device, to "grab" the object,
  2. "Drag" the object/cursor/pointing device to the desired location,
  3. "Drop" the object by releasing the button.
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