Options Bar

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The Options bar can be displayed by choosing View - Toolbars - Options.

Choose View - Toolbars - Options

Rotation Mode after Clicking Object

Changes the mouse-click behavior, so that rotation handles appear after you click an object, and then click it again. Drag a handle to rotate the object in the direction you want.

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Rotation Mode after Clicking Object

Display Grid

Specifies whether to display the grid.

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Display Grid

Show Snap Lines

Shows or hides snap lines so can you align objects on your slide. To remove a snap line, drag it off the slide.

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Show Snap Lines

Helplines While Moving

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Helplines While Moving

Snap to Grid

Specifies whether to move frames, drawing elements, and controls only between grid points. To change the status of the snap grip only for the current action, drag an object while holding down the Ctrl key.

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Snap to Grid

Snap to Snap Lines

Snaps the edge of a dragged object to the nearest snap line when you release the mouse.

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Snap to Snap Lines

Snap to Page Margins

Specifies whether to align the contour of the graphic object to the nearest page margin.

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Snap to Page Margins

Snap to Object Border

Specifies whether to align the contour of the graphic object to the border of the nearest graphic object.

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Snap to Object Border

Snap to Object Points

Specifies whether to align the contour of the graphic object to the points of the nearest graphic object.

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Snap to Object Points

Allow Quick Editing

If on, you can edit text immediately after clicking a text object. If off, you must double-click to edit text.

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Allow Quick Editing

Select Text Area Only

Specifies whether to select a text frame by clicking the text.

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Select Text Area Only

Double-Click to add Text

Changes the mouse-click behavior, so that you can double-click an object to add or edit text.

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Double-click to add Text

Modify Object with Attributes

If this icon on the Options bar is activated, objects are shown with their attributes, but with 50% transparency, while you move or draw them. If this icon is not activated, only a contour is shown while drawing, and the object is shown with all attributes when you release the mouse button.

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Modify Object with Attributes

Exit all Groups

Exits all groups and returns to normal view.

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Exit all groups