Formatting lines and shapes
the Format menu to
modify lines and shapes.
on the shape or line to select it.
Format in the
menu bar. Some of the options may not be available (grayed out)
because of the type of object selected. For example, if the object
is a simple line, the Area
choice will be unavailable because a line does not have an area to
Select one of the
to set the characteristics of the line, including the border of an
area (see “Formatting lines” on page 123).
to format the fill, or
interior, of an object. This includes color, transparency, and
pattern (see “Formatting areas“ on page 127).
to move, rotate, and
manipulate an object according to specified measurements (see “Moving, resizing and rotating a graphic object”
on page 119).
to format the appearance of the text that can be added to any
shape or line (see “Formatting text“ on page 144).
of these commands are also available for selection in the pop up
menu that appears by right-clicking on the object.