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Group and ungroup shapes, pictures, and objects

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Group objects to make it easier to move, position, or format in a file, or ungroup items if you'd like to work with them individually.

Group objects

  1. Select what objects you'd like to group.

    Note: To group several objects at once, press and hold Ctrl, and then select them.

  2. Select Home > Arrange > Group.

Ungroup objects

  1. Select the grouped items in your file.

  2. Select Arrange > Ungroup.

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Group or ungroup shapes, pictures, or other objects

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