[Right-click] Get Coordinates

Get Coordinates
displays the approximate coordinate values of the mouse position.


  • To get coordinates, select a graphic and choose Get Coordinates from the contextual menu. Then click at any position on the graphic to mark additional coordinates.
  • "Ctrl"+clickdelete markers
    "Ctrl"+Ccopy marked coordinates to the clipboard
    "Ctrl"+Vpaste the copied coordinate values into an input cell
  • You can use "Alt"+drag to mark a rectangle and "Ctrl"+C to copy the coordinates of the opposite corners.
  • Get Coordinates can be found in the contextual menus for images, 2D graphics, and graphics objects.
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