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SECTION 8 - BATTLEFIELD DESIGN MODULE (BDM)

8.1 TILE MODE

The ESC key toggles between the Terrain Viewing Area, Menu bar, and Tile/Block Selection Area.
CTRL-V -Turn SATELLITE VIEW on/off
CTRL-Z -Undos the last operation

8.1.1 Terrain Movement Keys

The keys on the numeric keypad are used to scroll the battlefield as shown below:

8.1.2 Tile Selection Keys

I -Select the tile above the current selection
- (minus) -Select the tile above the current selection
J -Select the previous tile
K -Select the following tile
M -Select the tile below the current selection
+ (plus) -Select the tile below the current selection

8.1.3 Plop Mode

ENTER -Plops the currently selected tile at the currently selected terrain location

8.1.4 Mouse/Joystick

Click on the scroll-bars surrounding the Battlefield Display Area to scroll the battlefield. Click on the scroll-bar directly to the right of the tile display area to scroll the tiles up and down Click on the tile for selection. Click in the battlefield display area to plop the currently selected tile at the pointer. Dragging the pointer plops tiles as the pointer is moved.

8.2 BLOCKMODE

8.2.1 Terrain Movement Keys

The keys on the numeric keypad are used to scroll the battlefield. See Diagram section 8.1.1.

8.2.2 Block Selection Keys

I -Select the previous block
- (minus) -Select the previous block
M -Select the following block
+ (plus) -Select the following block

8.2.3 Copy Mode

RETURN -Toggles the currently selected tile at the currently selected terrain location for copying
Spacebar -Place the current copy selection into the selected block area.

8.2.4 Plop Mode

RETURN -Plop the current block onto the battlefield

8.2.5 Mouse/Joystick

Click on the scroll-bars around the Battlefield Display Area to scroll. Click on the scroll-bar directly to the right of the block display area to scroll blocks up and down. Click on tiles in the battlefield to plop the current block or select tiles to be copied (whichever is selected).

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