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Arranging, Aligning and Distributing Objects
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<bookmark_value>arranging; objects (guide)</bookmark_value><bookmark_value>objects;aligning</bookmark_value><bookmark_value>distributing draw objects</bookmark_value><bookmark_value>aligning;draw objects</bookmark_value>
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Arranging Objects
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Each object that you place in your document is successively stacked on the preceding object. To re-arrange the stacking order of a selected object, proceed as follows.
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Click the object whose position you want to change.
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Choose <item type="menuitem">Shape - Arrange</item> to bring up the context menu and choose one of the arrange options:
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<emph>Bring to Front</emph> places the object on top of all other objects
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<emph>Bring Forward</emph> places the object one place forward in the stack of objects
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<emph>Send Backward</emph> places the object one place back in the stack of objects
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<emph>Send to Back</emph> places the object behind all other objects
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<emph>Behind Object</emph> places the object behind another object that you select
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Arranging an Object Behind Another Object
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Click the object whose position you want to change.
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Choose <item type="menuitem">Shape - Arrange</item> to open the context menu and choose <emph>Behind Object</emph>. The mouse pointer changes to a hand.
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Click the object behind which you want to place the selected object.
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Reversing The Stacking Order of Two Objects
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Shift-click both objects to select them.
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Choose <item type="menuitem">Shape - Arrange</item> to open the context menu and choose <emph>Reverse</emph>.
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Aligning Objects