Drawing a rectangle or square

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Drawing a rectangle or square

Drawing a rectangle or square

Use the Rectangle tool to draw rectangles and squares.

To draw a rectangle or square:

1.On the Formatting toolbar, click the Change Draw Tool button btn_changedrawtool, then select Rectangle.

The mouse pointer turns into a crosshair.

2.Position the crosshair where you want a corner of the rectangle or square to begin.

3.To draw a rectangle, drag the shape you want, then release the mouse button.


To draw a square, hold down the Shift key, drag the square, release the mouse button and then release the Shift key.

As you drag, the square becomes proportionally larger.

4.To turn the Rectangle tool off, click the Draw button btn_draw_rectangle on the Formatting toolbar.