: To work faster, you can
shapes, pictures, or other objects. Grouping lets you flip, rotate,
move, or resize all shapes or objects at the same time as though they
were a single shape or object. The group object can be much complicated
than each single object.
: The Lock function protects the PDFill object from editing. The locked object
shows sign of
not be selected by mouse. But, you can still use Tab key to select it.
The Unlock All function removes the locking property for all
PDFill Objects in the current page.
group object for future use.
You can group the following PDFill
You can ungroup a group of
objects at any time and then regroup them later.
Basic Shapes or
1. Group Object:
Step 1: Select Objects to be grouped
To select one or more objects, you can use the
Selection by Mouse Dragging (Hold left mouse button to draw a box from left
to right or from right to left).
- Select Align Tools
from Forms or Main Tool Bar. Or Align Toolbar from Tabbed Toolbars.
- Select the "Multiple Selection" Button
if it is not selected
- Click the objects for group.
At least 2 objects are needed to be grouped
Step 2: Group
Method 1: Right click the empty area
to Select Group Objects
Method 2: Select Edit Menu =>
Tools => Group Objects
Method 3: From Align Toolbar, click
and then select Group Objects
You can scale, rotate, flip the
grouped object. You can Cut, Copy, Paste, Move, Duplicate, Place Multiple Objects, Delete or Ungroup.
save the grouped
object if you need to use it later.
Access the properties:
Click the Selection button
Click inside the line to highlight it and click
Or, click the line and double-click again
Or, Key F4
Set the properties:
Here is the list of the properties.
Position (Left, Right, Width, Height)
The X and Y
coordinate of the box to define the position of the
The scale of
width and height inside
Lock aspect ratio
The ratio of width and
height will be kept as you change the size of
The original width and
height will be used.
degree from 3 clock relative to the object center.
To ungroup a group of
shapes, pictures, or other objects (for example, if you
want to move a group but leave one shape behind or make
extensive changes to one shape without changing the
other shapes), do the following:
Select Edit Menu => Align
Tools => Ungroup Objects
From Align Toolbar, click
and then select Ungroup Objects
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