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Moving and Positioning Objects
6. If necessary, drag the objects on the page.
That’s right — drag them. After you give an Align command, the objects
are still selected, and you can drag to adjust their positions.
Distributing objects so that they are equidistant
The Distribute commands — Distribute Horizontally and Distribute
Vertically — come in handy for laying out objects on a page or slide. These
commands arrange objects so that the same amount of space appears
between each one. Rather than go to the trouble of pushing and pulling
objects until they are distributed evenly, you can simply select the objects
and choose a Distribute command.
Figure 4-15 demonstrates how the Distribute commands work. In the figure,
I chose the Distribute Horizontally command so that the same amount of
horizontal (side-by-side) space appears between the objects. Distributing
objects such as these on your own is a waste of time when you can use a
Distribute command.
Figure 4-15:
so that
the same
amount of
space is
Follow these steps to distribute objects horizontally or vertically on a page
or slide:
1. Arrange the objects so that the outermost objects — the ones that will
go on the top and bottom or left side and right side — are where you
want them to be.
In other words, if you want to distribute objects horizontally across a
page, place the leftmost object and rightmost object where you want
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