Context English English (Australia)
keyboard.xhp
par_id3155062
help.text
You can use the arrow keys to position the object where you want. To choose a command from the context menu for the object, press <item type="keycode">Shift+F10</item>.
groups.xhp
par_id3156450
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You can select single objects in a group by entering the group. Double-click a group to enter it and click on the object to select it. You can also add or delete objects to and from a group in this mode. The objects that are not part of the group are grayed out.
rotate_object.xhp
par_id3149262
help.text
You can rotate an object around its default pivot point (center point) or a pivot point that you designate.
eyedropper.xhp
par_id3156286
help.text
You can replace colors in bitmaps with the <emph>Color Replacer</emph> tool.
join_objects.xhp
par_id3150363
help.text
You can only use the <emph>Close Object</emph> command on connected lines, <emph>Freeform Lines </emph>and unfilled <emph>Curves</emph>.
combine_etc.xhp
par_id3154659
help.text
You can only combine 2D objects.
join_objects3d.xhp
par_id3148606
help.text
You cannot intersect or subtract 3D objects.
layer_tipps.xhp
par_id3149883
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You cannot edit objects on a locked layer.
layers.xhp
par_id3156397
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You cannot delete or rename the default layers. You can add your own layers by <item type="menuitem">Insert - Layer</item>.
layer_new.xhp
par_id3153814
help.text
You cannot change the name of or delete a predefined <item type="productname">%PRODUCTNAME</item> Draw layer.
layer_tipps.xhp
par_id3156396
help.text
You can make a layer visible or invisible by clicking on its tab while holding down the Shift key.
layers.xhp
par_id3154507
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You can lock a layer to protect its contents, or hide a layer and its contents from view or from printing. When you add a new layer to a page, the layer is added to all of the pages in your document. However, when you add an object to a layer, it is only added to the current page. If you want the object to appear on all of the pages, add the object to the master page (<menuitem>View - Master</menuitem>).
cross_fading.xhp
par_id3154766
help.text
You can edit the individual objects of a group by selecting the group and pressing F3. Press <switchinline select="sys"><caseinline select="MAC">Command</caseinline><defaultinline>Ctrl</defaultinline></switchinline>+F3 to exit the group editing mode.
gradient.xhp
par_id3145791
help.text
You can define your own gradients and modify existing gradients, as well as save and load a list of gradient files.
duplicate_object.xhp
par_id3149400
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You can create duplicate or multiple copies of an object. The copies can be identical or can differ in size, color, orientation and location.
keyboard.xhp
par_id3148663
help.text
You can create and edit drawing objects using the keyboard.
combine_etc.xhp
par_id3150049
help.text
You can construct shapes by applying the <link href="text/simpress/01/13180000.xhp" name="Shapes"><emph>Shapes</emph></link> <emph>- Merge, Subtract and Intersect</emph> commands to two or more drawing objects.
groups.xhp
par_id3153728
help.text
You can combine several objects into a group so that they act as a single object. You can move and transform all objects in a group as a single unit. You can also change the properties (for example, line size, fill color) of all objects in a group as a whole or for individual objects in a group. Groups can be temporary or assigned:
eyedropper.xhp
par_id3147344
help.text
You can also use the <emph>Transparency</emph> option to replace the transparent areas of an image with a color.
gradient.xhp
par_id3157905
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You can adjust the properties of a gradient as well as the transparency of a drawing object with your mouse.