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Arrange objects

Position objects in your design using the mouse to drag them to a new position, nudging them with the arrow keys or by specifying the X:Y coordinates in the Customize toolbar.

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Use Select > Select Object to select an object or group. Or drag a selection marquee to select multiple enclosed objects or groups.

Position objects

The simplest way to move an object in your design is to click and drag it to a new position. For more accurate positioning, press the arrow keys to ‘nudge’ the object into the required position.

You can also position selected objects relative to the center of a design by entering its X:Y coordinates in the Customize toolbar which appears whenever you select objects. Use the ruler (Ctrl + R) for more precise measurements.


Use Context > Align Centers to align the centers of selected objects.

Align objects

Quickly align selected objects in a design to the left, right, top, bottom or center of a specific object. The Align commands can be accessed via the Arrange menu or the popup menu. The commands are all enabled when two or more objects are selected. Objects are aligned with the last object selected.


Use Context > Space Evenly Across to evenly space 3 or more selected objects horizontally.

Use Context > Space Evenly Down to evenly space 3 or more selected objects vertically.

Space objects

Use the same method to space selected objects evenly across or down screen.