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Adding, moving, and layering objects in Prezi Design

Once you select a template to work on, you will be taken to the editor. There, you can add various new pieces of content, move and resize the objects according to your needs, and layer items on top of one another. Read further to see how.

Adding objects to the canvas

You can add various objects to the canvas from the toolbar on the left of the editor. There you will find:

  1. Click on any of the categories of the left-side toolbar to browse through the available options.
  2. When you've found something you'd like to use, click on that object or drag-and-drop it onto the canvas.

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Moving and organizing objects

Move objects around the page by clicking and dragging. It's also possible to use the arrows on your keyboard.

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Pro Tip: To make sure you place objects proportionally on the canvas, use guides and the grid. For more precision when arranging objects, zoom in on the canvas by using the zoom controls in the bottom left corner of the editor.

Layering objects

Since you can place as many objects as you want on top of one another, you can also move them forward and backward with a few simple clicks. Right-click to select an object and use the quick menu to:

  • Bring forward – bring the selected object forward by one layer
  • Bring to front – place the selected object on top of all other objects
  • Send backward – send the selected object backward by one layer
  • Send to back – place the selected object behind all other objects
Pro Tip: To layer the objects quicker and speed up your general workflow, use keyboard shortcuts.

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Check out our other step-by-step tutorial articles in the dedicated knowledge base, and get creative with Prezi Design!

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