Creation shortcuts in UseCase diagrams

Two kind of shortcuts are available:

  • to activate a creation tool as if clicking on the diagram palette.
  • to directly create and unmask an element in the diagram.

The following table presents the available keyboard shortcuts:

Activate creation tool Create element
ShortcutActivated toolShortcutCreated element
A Actor CTRL-N CTRL-A Actor
U Use case CTRL-N CTRL-U Use case
N Note CTRL-N CTRL-N Note
O Operation CTRL-N CTRL-O Operation
X Extension point CTRL-N CTRL-X Extension point
E Extension link
I Include link
SPACEBAR Communication link
G Generalization
R Related diagram