Microsoft Word 2008 (Mac): Align Objects on a Grid


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With Microsoft Word, users can format and align objects.

To Align Objects on a Grid:

1. On the View menu, point to Toolbars, and then click Drawing.

Screen shot of step one
 

2. Once the Drawing button is selected this toolbar should appear.

Screen shot of step two

 

3 . Do one of the following:

To Automatically Align Objects Do This:
On a grid in Publishing Layout view

1. Click Grid Options from the toolbar.

Click Grid Options from the toolbar.

2. Then under Snap Objects, select the To grid in Publishing Layout view check box.

Screen shot of Grid options

On a grid in Print Layout View

1. Click Grid Options from the toolbar.

Click Grid Options from the toolbar.

2. Then under Snap Objects, select the To grid in Print Layout view check box.

Screen shot of Grid options

With grid lines that go through other shapes

1. Click Grid Options from the toolbar.

Click Grid Options from the toolbar.

2. Then under Snap objects, select the To other objects check box.

Screen shot of grid options



4. Select OK to apply these settings to automatically align objects. 



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