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Using the right-click menu on the Automation Surface

Updated on October 19, 2022

When you right-click on the Automation Surface, a menu of options opens. You can add a comment, a jump-to/label combination, or an entry or exit point.

Right-click menu
Right-click menu with options available from the Automation Surface.

Right-click menu options

Menu optionDescription
Find usages

Finds the number of times that events occur in the automation.

Add comment

Adds a comment explaining the function or other key information about some element of your automation.

Add entry or exit point

Adds an Entry or Exit automation block, to start or end a workflow.

Add Label

Adds a label that describes a group of automation blocks within the automation. A label is like a bookmark you can jump to using parameters or the Jump to right-click menu option.

For more information, see Adding a Label and Jump To component to automations.

Jump toLinks to a previously specified Label.
Arrange blocksOrganizes and aligns design blocks with one click, either extending design blocks into a single line (Extend lines) or wrapping design blocks into a series of rows (Retain wrapped blocks), as shown in the following figure:
Wrap versus Extend
Automation Surface showing the difference between extended and wrapped lines.
Undo/redoRolls back the most recent change, or reinserts a rolled-back change.
Cut/copy/pasteStandard copy and paste functionality to duplicate an automation block or set of blocks.
DeleteDeletes an automation block or set of blocks.

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