Using the timeline to lock and unlock objects

Hiding and locking objects is another feature that will help you select the correct one. It also prevents you from accidentally modifying something you've already completed. To illustrate this, you will now lock the group of objects you created in the previous section using the following steps:

  1. Use the Filmstrip to return to slide 4 of the Chapter04/takeTheTrain.cptx file.
  2. Click once the group of Smart Shapes you created in the previous section.
  3. Turn your attention to the Timeline panel and notice that the group has its own line and that this line is selected.
  4. If needed, click the disclosure triangle located in front of the group label in the Timeline to expand the group and see its components ...

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