Grouping & Ungrouping Objects
It is sometimes useful to group multiple objects together
to make them easier to select, move, and duplicate. For example, if you find a
particular arrangement of flowers that go well with a certain planting pot, you
can group all of the flowers and the pot together to make them easy to move and
To group a set of objects:
Click the objects you wish to group while holding the Shift key on your
keyboard (to allow you to select more than one object).
Click Edit and Group.
To ungroup a set of objects:
Click the group you wish to modify to select it.
Click Edit and Ungroup.
The picture below shows an example of five selected objects
before they are grouped together.
In the picture below, the same five objects are combined
into one group. They can now be selected and moved as a single object.
necessary, groups can be “nested”, meaning that groups can contain other groups.
• If an
object is within a group, it cannot be edited. A group must first be ungrouped
before the objects inside can be edited normally.
placing prebuilt structures using the wizards, the objects are grouped for
Showing & Hiding Objects
Undoing and Redoing Changes