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Object Library

While Styles stores only the attributes of one object, the Object Library can store the whole object or selection of objects. Think of the object library as your Clip Art. You can have any type of object in the library, text, path, bitmap, Package, Brush drawing, or any selection of objects.


To view Object list go to menu: View and select Quick Style. Now select the Object Tab from the Quick Style Bar. You will see a list of groups in the combo box (Arrows, Balloons etc.). Each group could have hundreds of clip art images.

Get Object(s) from Library

To get an object from the library, just drag and drop a desired clip from the Object Library to the Canvas. You can also get the object by double-clicking on it.

Add Object(s) to Library

To store an object or selection of objects from canvas to the Object Library, first select the object(s), and then click on the Object library with the right mouse button, and select Add to Library. Similarly, you can replace an existing object in the library with the one on canvas


Drag Object or selection from your canvas to the Object Library - the new item will be added at the end.

buletwhNote: If you add a Group of objects to the Object Library then the objects will automatically be grouped. To Ungroup, a group, press Ctrl-U

To create a new Object library

If you want to ever create a new object library you have to first exit Real-DRAW.

Find the Real-DRAW home directory and go to subdirectory Objects. Create a new folder with the name you want to call the library. The next time you load Real-DRAW you will see it in the library combo box and it will be empty.

Feel free to store any of the objects you think may be useful in the future.