Tools tab

Go to Edit > Modify > Edit Object, then click on any object on the page to activate the Tools tab.

For details on the Edit Object tool, see Edit objects.

The tab displays only the groups and commands that apply to the selected object types.


Provides control for basic clipboard operation:

  • Cut

  • Copy

  • Paste


Provides the following commands:

  • Delete

  • Select All

  • Deselect All


Provides the following commands for image control:

  • Place image: Inserts an image from file.

  • Transparency: Apply or clear transparency.

  • Image Effects: Apply color, recolor or adjustments to the selected image.

  • Properties: Displays the Object Properties dialog box.


Provides the following transformation commands:

  • Flip

  • Rotate

  • Arrange

  • Group


Use the Close button to return to the relevant tab.