Chapter 31: Manipulating Objects

Chapter 31 continues an exploration of designing layouts with a discussion of the placement and organization of layout objects.


The material in this chapter is organized into the following sections:

  • Selecting Objects
  • Resizing Objects
  • Moving Objects
    • Layout Positioning Helpers
  • Arranging & Aligning Objects
    • Align
    • Resize To
    • Distribute or Space
    • Rotate
    • Group
    • Lock
    • Object Stacking
  • Hiding Objects
  • Conditional Formatting
    • Condition Formula Options
    • Conditional Format Settings
    • Conditionally formatting an Invoice Status Field
  • Understanding Tab Order
    • Changing the Tab Order
    • Using Functions of the Set Tab Order Dialog
  • Naming Objects