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Alignment and Distribution

When selecting multiple elements on a slide in the Editor Console, users will be able to select alignment and distribution options to organize the content on the slide.

  • These options are only available for multiple elements, and will only appear when multiple elements are selected.

Alignment and Distribution options can be found in several locations in the CustomShow application. Users can click on the buttons in the Properties Panel...

Or right-click on the multiple elements on the slide...

Or click on the Format menu at the top of the application...

The following options for Alignment and Distributing of elements is as follows:

 

  • Align to Selected Elements

When this option is enabled, the selected elements are distributed based on the position of all of the elements that are currently selected. 

The image below shows an example of this:

  • Align to Slide

When this option is enabled, the selected elements are distributed based on the position of the selected elements and their relation to the actual slide.

The image below shows an example of this:

  • Align Top
    • Aligns all selected elements to the top-most selected element's position.
  • Align Middle
    • Aligns all selected elements to the center position of all selected elements, keeping the horizontal positioning.
  • Align Bottom
    • Aligns all selected elements to the bottom-most selected element's position.
  • Align Left
    • Aligns all selected elements to the left-most selected element's position
  • Align Center
    • Aligns all selected elements to the center position of all selected elements, keeping the vertical positioning.
  • Align Right
    • Aligns all selected elements to the right-most selected element's position.
  • Distribute Horizontally
    • Distributes each of the selected elements with the same pixel spacing between each on the horizontal plane.
  • Distribute Vertically
    • Distributes each of the selected elements with the same pixel spacing between each on the vertical plane.

 

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