Laying Out Shapes on the Page

To move a shape, drag it. When you point to a shape with the Pointer tool, the pointer changes to a four-headed arrow, as Figure 2-6 shows, indicating that you can drag the shape. If you’re working in a connected diagram, such as a flowchart or network diagram, you have to be a little more careful about dragging shapes. Depending on the type of shape, you’ll see different results:

  • If you move a 2-D shape that’s connected to other shapes, the shape and everything glued to it are repositioned.

  • If you move a connector that’s glued to other shapes, you’ll disconnect the shapes.

Figure 2-6. When you point to a shape, the pointer displays a four-headed arrow, indicating that you can drag the shape.

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