Drawing Object Properties Bar

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You can see the Drawing Object Properties bar in Writer and Calc. Select the menu View - Toolbars - Drawing Object Properties. The controls are enabled when a drawing object is selected. You see some different icons by default, whether the current document is a text document or a spreadsheet.

Line

Sets the formatting options for the selected line.

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Line

Arrow Style

Opens the Arrowheads toolbar. Use the symbols shown to define the style for the end of the selected line.

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Arrow Style

Line Style

Select the line style that you want to use.

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Line Style

Line Width

Select the width for the line. You can append a measurement unit. A zero line width results in a hairline with a width of one pixel of the output medium.

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Line Width

Line Color

Select a color for the line.

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Line Color

Area

Sets the fill properties of the selected drawing object.

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Area

Area Style/Filling

Select the type of fill that you want to apply to the selected drawing object.

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Area Style / Filling

Rotate

Rotates the selected object.

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Rotate

Change Anchor

Allows you to switch between anchoring options.

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Change Anchor

To Foreground

Moves the selected object in front of text.

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To Foreground

To Background

Moves the selected object behind text.

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To Background

Bring to Front

Moves the selected object to the top of the stacking order, so that it is in front of other objects.

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Bring to Front

Send to Back

Moves the selected object to the bottom of the stacking order, so that it is behind the other objects.

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Send to Back

Alignment

Modifies the alignment of selected objects.

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Alignment