The Rectangle tool is used for drawing simple boxes and frames in the Layout Editor. Select this tool then click and drag anywhere in your layout to draw a rectangle. To resize it, click on one of the dark handles at the corners of the rectangle. To move it, mouse over the edge of the rectangle (or anywhere in a filled rectangle) and, when a four way arrow appears, click and drag.
Customizing the rectangle is done through the Object Tab. Simply select the Object tab for customization tools:
Properties in Object Tab:
- Choose a fill color by clicking on the Fill drop down menu.
- Choose a line color by clicking on the Line drop down menu.
- Choose a line weight by selecting the Line Weight drop down menu.
- Choose a line style by selecting from the Line Style drop down menu.
Right Click Options
Right clicking on the rectangle will give you the options to:
- Create Batch Report
- Scale to Page
- Scale to Width
- Scale to height
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