Text Button: On Screen Formatting

Place a text button on the CimEdit screen.

Quickly edit the text button.

  1. Place a text button the CimEdit screen.

  1. Click Button in the Drawing>Text group on the CimEdit Ribbon bar.

  1. Click the CimEdit screen to place the text button.

Result: A button is placed on the CimEdit screen; the word Button displays on the button in Edit mode.

  1. Quickly edit the text.

Note: The button object size can be quickly increased or decreased the same as any object.

You can quickly change the text and text format on the button, as follows.


Text content.


Font group options.



Text Content

The text content can be edited on screen.

  1. Type the text you want to display.

  2. (To go to a new line) Press Enter.

  3. (If your typing needs to be changed) do any of the following.

Press the Backspace key to delete text; resume typing.

Highlight a portion of the text; resume typing.


Font Group Options

Select any of the options in the Format>Font group.

Font selections include the following.




Size (in points)

Note: As the cursor moves over the sizes in the dropdown Size list, the text on the screen changes to the corresponding size.




Size increase/decrease.


When you click the button:

The text:


Decrease Font Size

Decreases in size.


Increase Font Size

Increases in size.

More information

Text objects