Once objects are on the canvas it can be moved by selecting it and holding the left mouse button to drag it to the desired location. Multiple objects can be moved at the same time.

The location of objects can be also adjusted with various Align and Distribute tools in the Canvas context menu. To use these tools:

  1. Select the objects whose locations need to be adjusted. More than one object should be selected.
  2. Select the desired Align or Distribute tools from context menu.

The available Align or Distribute tools are described in Table 6-2.

TABLE 6-2 OBJECT ALIGN AND DISTRIBUTE TOOLS

Icon Command Icon Command
Align Left
Align to the far left of all select-ed objects
Align Top
Align to the top of all selected objects
Align Center
Align to the center (from far left to far right) of all selected objects
Align Middle
Align to the middle (from top to bottom) of all selected objects
Align Right
Align to the far right of all selected objects
Align Bottom
Align to the bottom of all selected objects
Distribute Horizontally
Distribute selected objects to have same horizontal distance
Distribute Vertically
Distribute selected objects to have same vertical distance

Note that the location change on canvas doesn’t have an impact on its geospatial location in Map View and vice versa.

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