Here is a list of basic controls for Schéma
Right click mouse and drag
Switch between Director and Schematic
Ctrl + M (in the right panel)
The Schematic gives you an overview of the whole scene. This is where you place, configure and select Fixtures.
Insert a new Fixture
Double click anywhere in the area
Switch viewing mode
Click on the rectangle in the top left corner. This way you can cycle between Isometric, Top, Side and Perspective view modes
Toggle Configuration Panel
Press I (as in Inspect)
Select a Fixture
Toggle between Configuration and Movement
Click Fixture (keep pressing to cycle modes)
Duplicate a Fixture
Press Ctrl + D
Remove a Fixture
Add Fixture to a Group
When in Configuration, Click grey circle that says "Add" (when zoomed in).
Then select from options presented or type in a new name and press Enter.
Remove Fixture from a Group
When in Configuration, Middle Click the circle representing the Group to remove
The Browser allows you to choose from a list of option whenever this is necessary (choosing Blocks, Stacks, Fixture output types and more). The standard Browser view sorts option into Categories denoted by their name and "..." in the middle. Selecting a Category opens it, selecting an option other than category chooses it for the current operation.
Toggle Favorites view
Select an option
Leave selected category
Press Escape when in root category or click outside the options
Favorite an Option
Ctrl + Click an option (not a Category)
Editing Stacks is not complicated but there are a few control to understand.
By default you are only able to change parameters (via mouse drag) - the structure is locked.
To change the actual structure (Blocks) you have to enter Edit Mode.
Parameters are only visible when slightly zoomed in and outside of Edit Mode.
Enter Edit Mode
Hold Ctrl or toggle with Ctrl + E
Left click on the Block
Press in between Blocks (refer to picture below)
Middle click on the Block
Middle click in space underneath a branch
Ctrl + C with mouse over the branch's root Block
Ctrl + V in empty space between Blocks when in Edit Mode
Alt + Middle Click when NOT in Edit Mode
Drag or Click with Mouse
Incrementally Adjust Parameter
Hover with Mouse and Press Left or Right arrow keys
Create/Edit a Driver
Left Click the pill shaped button next to a Parameter
Alt + Left Click the pill shaped button next to a Parameter
Middle Click a Block when NOT in Edit Mode
Stacks can be saved and recalled later. If you want to copy over a stack to other Fixtures, use the apply option.
Click the little rounded rectangle outline in the top-left corner
Click Save in Menu or Ctrl + S, edit name, click or Ctrl + S again to confirm
Click Load in Menu or Ctrl + L and choose a Stack
Apply (Copy over) a Stack to all Fixtures in a Group
Click Apply in Menu or Ctrl + A and choose a Group