Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Working with graphic objects
After you select a group of objects, you can lock them together by using the Group button
on the Page Layout tab or by right-clicking any of the selected objects, clicking Group, and
then clicking one of the Group commands, as shown in Figure 10-46.
When you group objects, the sets of handles around each selected object are replaced by
a single set of handles for the entire group, as shown in Figure 10-46. After you group the
objects, you can manipulate the set of objects as a single object. You can resize, move, and
apply formatting to them as a group. When you apply formatting, however, the separate
objects might behave differently, especially if you have grouped different kinds of objects
with different formats. It’s best to apply formatting before you group objects, unless the
objects are similar.
Figure 10-46 Select a group of objects, right-click any one of them, and then click Group to lock
To ungroup a set of objects, select the group, right-click, and then click Group, Ungroup.
You can use the Regroup command to reconstitute the group of objects you most recently
ungrouped. This is handy, for example, if you ungrouped a set of objects to make changes
to one or more of them. Rather than selecting them again and clicking Group, just click