Arranging, aligning, grouping, and locking layout objects


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Arranging, aligning, grouping, and locking layout objects

Layout Objects are the building blocks of layouts. Everything you place on a layout, be it a field or an image or a portal or a label, is considered an object. All objects have particular attributes that you can manipulate. However, you must be in Layout mode to be able to edit any layouts. So let's start there first. We'll go View > Layout mode. Once in Layout mode, you can group any combination of objects so that you can edit or move them together, or change the stacking order of objects to get the different effects when objects overlap. These are all done through Grouping tools.

The Grouping tools can be found in your new Inspector. In order to invoke the Inspector, you can hit the i button, or what you'll probably get accustomed to doing is also hitting Command+I or Ctrl+I, while in Layout mode only. You'll see the Grouping tools can be found under the Position tab. We're going to be exploring all three of these tabs, but right now we're going to focus on the P...

Arranging, aligning, grouping, and locking layout objects
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Arranging, aligning, grouping, and locking layout objects provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Cris Ippolite as part of the FileMaker Pro 11 Essential Training

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Business
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FileMaker Pro
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