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Default UI Menu: Format/Create Group

Ribbon UI Menu:

Combines all selected objects into a group. This tool is available on the Groups and Blocks toolbar, or on the icon in the Drawing Tools.

  1. Create the objects you want to combine into a group. Each object is initially separate, as you can see in Select mode.


  1. Select all the objects you want to include.

  2. Click Create Group.

  3. If Auto-naming is not used, you must assign the group name.


The group is created, and the objects are now selected as one object.


Note: The new group will be placed on Layer 0 if its components are originally on different layers.. If you explode a group, the objects will return to their original layers. Layer 0 should always be left visible, or newly created groups will instantly "disappear."

If you open the Selection Info Palette, you can view the contents and properties of a selected group. img You can highlight any component of the group to view its individual properties as well. img