Move an object forward or backward

  1. Select the object you want to move. If the object is hidden, select any object, and then press TAB or SHIFT+TAB until the object you want is selected.

  2. Do one of the following:

    Bring an object to the front of the stack:

    • On the Home tab in the Arrange group, point to the drop-down list in Bring Forward, and then click Bring to Front.

      bring object to front

      Send an object to the back of the stack:

    • On the Home tab in the Arrange group, point to the drop-down list in Send Backward, and then click Send to Back.

      send object to back

      Bring an object one step closer to the front

    • On the Home tab in the Arrange group, point to the drop-down list in Bring Forward, and then click Bring Forward.

      Send an object one step toward the back:

    • On the Home tab in the Arrange group, point to the drop-down list in Send Backward, and then click Send Backward.

Tip: To move more than one object at once, hold down SHIFT and click everything you want to select, and then release SHIFT.

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