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Using the palette

The palette contains the following utilities:
*Select shapes () (or Select) icon: Use this icon to select an Activity or other shape in the process template diagram to perform operations including copying, moving, and resizing shapes.
*Pan the diagram (or Panning) icon: Use this icon to move a portion of the diagram into the viewing area. Once you select the Panning icon, the cursor in the Content pane is displayed as a "hand". The Panning mode persists until you select another mode.
*Show Gestures () icon: Use this icon to display the list of mouse gestures, which3 you can use to quickly add shapes, layouts, and perform common process-related actions. For more information, see Using mouse gestures.
*Color () icon: Use this icon to apply color to a selected shape, swim lane, or note. Click the icon to display a color palette, from where you can select one of the listed colors, or click More to display more color options.
*Zoom In() icon / Zoom Out () icon: Use these icons to zoom in or zoom out the view of the current process template in the Content pane. You can select a pre-defined magnification levels (200%, 100%, 75%, 50%, or 25%) or enter a value in the Magnification combo box ().
*In the case of Business Process templates, the drop-down list provided displays the current process. This is useful in the case of inline subprocesses (see Defining an inline subprocess. Click the One Level Up () icon or select the parent process or higher subprocess from the adjacent drop-down list.
*Check Diagram () icon: Enables you to verify if the process template diagram is correct.
*Show 360 o View () icon: Enables you to generate the 360o view for the current process template. For more information, see Generating 360 degree view.
*Print Preview () icon: Enables you to preview the current process template before printing it. For more information, see Printing the process template.
*Export () icon: Enables you export the current process template as a Web page (HTML), an SVG or a JPEG file. For more information, see Exporting the process template.