Getting Started with Components

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Creating a Component

In order to create a component, simply drag it from the component toolbar to the grid.

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Renaming a Component

A component when created gets a simple default name, but you may wish to change this to something more meaningful. To do this, select rename from the component menu, and type in the new name for the component in the rename dialog.

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Deleting a Component

There are two ways to delete a component:

  • By clicking delete from the component menu
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  • Selecting a component and the pressing the delete key on your keyboard.

Connecting Components

To connect two components, click a connector of one component and drag it to a connector of another component. When dragging a wire, helpful tooltips will show up for the connectors that you can connect the wire to.

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Quick tip:

If the components that you want to connect are far from each other, you can use the mouse scroll wheel while dragging a wire.

Settings

You can display the Settings for a component by selecting settings from the component menu.

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In the settings panel, you can change the various properties of the component, the exact configuration of the settings panel is determined by the component itself.