I would like to know how to select shapes I've created to move or edit their properties. I mostly used the shapes tools to add the following to a blank page:
I started with a blank letter sized page.
I added a rectangle (rectangle1) approximately the top half of the page with some margin space.
Inside that I put two small rectangles (rectangle2 and rectangle3) about 1/2"H x 2"W and 4" apart horizontally.
Inside each of those I placed a text box with a word in it.
I drew two arrows horizontally from rectangle2 to rectangle3.
Now I would like to move them around to line them up better or change their sizes or colors, but I do not know how to select them.
Going to shapes and selecting the arrow, I can click on the last arrow I added and select it. Either using the command key or without using it.
I can edit that and that is what I want to do with all the other shapes. Is that possible?
If I make any other attempts to select anything, the first rectangle is selected.
O WOW. I just discovered something I hadn't discovered before. I was attempting to see if when that outside rectangle was selected and moved whether all the rectangles inside it also moved with it and they did not. If I drag rectangle1 away from the other images, I can select them whereas I could not do this before.
So in that case are these things somehow in layers and I have to move one to the back to access and select the others. I so, how do I know which one is in front and has to be moved other than maybe it is just the next thing selected.
Please explain how this works. What I have read so far about the PENCIL and ERASER is confusing and I think I should simply be able to select a shape and edit it with the shapes tool.
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