This tool is the default tool in Hasty, meaning that it is in use
when you first enter the annotation interface. You can use this tool to
move existing objects or to edit them.
The Move/Edit tool can be accessed in multiple ways. You can click this icon...
in the toolbar, use the hotkey “M” or just press “Esc” when you are using other tools and want to go back to this tool.
To select an object, move the mouse pointer over it, and then left
click once to select it. When hovering an object the label class color
should increase in intensity. This is an indication that the object can
If you want to select more objects, you can easily do so by pressing
and holding “Shift” and then left-click on those that you want to
select. You can also use the marquee function, which allows you to
left-click, hold, and then drag an area in which you want to select all
You select all labels label(s) by pressing “ctrl” + “a” or “cmd” + “a”.
Please note that the marquee function only works if you don’t have an object selected.
One or more objects can be deselected by either left-clicking on anything that is not an object, or by pressing “Esc”.
You can also deselect a specific object when multiple objects have
been selected, by pressing and holding “shift”, and then left-click on
the object you want to deselect.
One or more objects can be moved easily by left-clicking, holding
down the button, and then move the selected object(s) to the desired
position. You can also move objects by using the arrow keys. There are
two keyboard modifiers available if you want to move an object using the
keyboard. You can increase the distance an object will move per key
press by holding down “shift”. You can also decrease the distance an
object will move per keypress by holding “alt”.
To delete label(s), you first have to select them, and then press either “Backspace”, “Delete” or “Fn” + “Delete”.
You can cut label(s) by pressing “ctrl” + “x” or “cmd” + “x”.
You can copy label(s) by pressing “ctrl” + “c” or “cmd” + “c”.
You can pasty label(s) by pressing “ctrl” + “v” or “cmd” + “v”.
You can duplicate label(s) by pressing “ctrl” + “d” or “cmd” + “d”.