Inserting Objects From the Gallery

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You can insert an object in a document either as a copy or as a link. A copy of an object is independent of the original object. Changes to the original object have no effect on the copy. A link remains dependent on the original object. Changes to the original object are also reflected in the link.

Inserting an object as a copy

  1. Open the Gallery by clicking the Gallery icon on the Standard bar, or by selecting Tools - Gallery.
  2. Select a theme.
  3. Select an object using a single click.
  4. Drag the object into the document, or right-click to open the context menu and select Insert and Copy.

Inserting an object as a link

  1. Open the Gallery by clicking the Gallery icon on the Standard bar, or by selecting Tools - Gallery.
  2. Select a theme.
  3. Select an object by a single click.
  4. Drag the object into the document while pressing the Shift and Ctrl keys, or right-click to open the context menu and select Insert and Link.

Inserting an object as a background graphic

  1. Open the Gallery by clicking the Gallery icon on the Standard bar, or by selecting Tools - Gallery.
  2. Select a theme.
  3. Select an object by a single click.
  4. Open the context menu and choose Insert - Background - Page or Paragraph.

Inserting an object as a texture (pattern) for another object

  1. Open the Gallery by clicking the Gallery icon on the Standard bar, or by selecting Tools - Gallery.
  2. Select a theme.
  3. Select an object by a single click.
  4. Drag the object on to the other object in the document while pressing Ctrl.

Related Topics

Copying Graphics From the Gallery

Adding Graphics to the Gallery