The Drawing bar holds the main drawing tools.
- 1 Selection
- 2 Curve
- 3 Connectors
- 4 3D Objects
- 5 Basic Shapes
- 6 Symbol Shapes
- 7 Block Arrows
- 8 Flowchart
- 9 Callouts
- 10 Stars and Banners
- 11 To Curve
- 12 To Polygon
- 13 Mode
- 14 Alignment
- 15 Arrange
- 16 Insert
Allows you to select objects in the current document.
Draws a filled rectangle where you drag in the current document. Click where you want to place a corner of the rectangle, and drag to the size you want. To draw a square, hold down Shift while you drag.
Draws a filled oval where you drag in the current document. Click where you want to draw the oval, and drag to the size you want. To draw a circle, hold down Shift while you drag.
Draws a text box where you click or drag in the current document. Click anywhere in the document, and then type or paste your text.
The Curve icon on the Drawing bar opens the Lines toolbar, where you can add lines and shapes to the current slide.
Open the Connectors toolbar, where you can add connectors to objects in the current slide. A connector is a line that joins objects, and remains attached when the objects are moved. If you copy an object with a connector, the connector is also copied.
Opens the Arrows toolbar to insert lines and arrows.
Opens the 3D Objects toolbar. The objects are three dimensional, with depth, illumination, and reflection. Each inserted object initially forms a 3D scene. You can press F3 to enter the scene. For these 3D objects, you can open the 3D Effects dialog to edit the properties.
Opens the Basic Shapes toolbar which you can use to insert graphics into your document.
Opens the Symbol Shapes toolbar from which you can insert graphics into your document.
Opens the Block Arrows toolbar from which you can insert graphics into your document.
Opens the Flowchart toolbar from which you can insert graphics into your document.
Opens the Callouts toolbar from which you can insert graphics into your document.
Opens the Stars and Banners toolbar from which you can insert graphics into your document.
Enables you to edit points on your drawing.
Enables you to edit glue points on your drawing.
Converts the selected object to a Bézier curve.
Converts the selected object to a polygon (a closed object bounded by straight lines). The appearance of the object does not change. If you want, you can right-click and choose Edit Points to view the changes.
Modifies the shape, orientation or fill of the selected object(s).
|Effects (LibreOffice Draw only)|
Modifies the alignment of selected objects.
Changes the stacking order of a selected object.
The Form Controls toolbar contains tools that you need to create an interactive form.
Switches the 3D effects on and off for the selected objects.