Using the timeline to change the stacking order of the objects

The stacking order decides which object goes in front of or behind the other objects. In the Timeline panel, the topmost object is in front of any other objects. It means that in case objects overlap, the topmost object covers the one(s) below it. The slide always is at the very bottom of the stack since it serves as the background.

  1. Use the Filmstrip to navigate to slide 3 of the Chapter04/takeTheTrain.cptx file.
  2. In the Timeline panel, click the topmost line to select the corresponding image on the stage.

Note that you have selected the image with the train and the wind turbines. It is the topmost image of the stack. It covers all the other images that are behind it.

  1. In the ...

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