updated on 21 November 2020 | reading time: 1 minute

Arrange objects

Stacking Order

Stacking order moves elements in the Z-axis.

z-axis order

  1. Bring Forward   / CTRL  
  2. Send Backward   / CTRL  

Menu equivalent: Modify > Arrange > Bring Forward and Modify > Arrange > Send Backward

These buttons move elements one layer down or up in comparison to other elements on the canvas.

element layers

These operations will not move an object outside of the group, symbol, compound object, or layer group in which they are contained.

Note: You can skip several steps by using / SHIFT + / CTRL +   or / SHIFT + / CTRL +   to move the object directly to the top or bottom of the group, symbol, compound object, or layer group in which they are contained.

Menu equivalents: Modify > Arrange > Bring to Front and Modify > Arrange > Send to Back.