Insert Tab Commands

The Insert tab contains commands to create text, polygons, polylines, or symbols, insert OLE objects, inset zoom, and images, and reshape or edit objects.

 

None of the Insert tab commands are available for the worksheet and grid documents.

 

Text

Creates a new text block

Polyline

Creates a new polyline

Polygon

Creates a new polygon

Symbol

Creates a new symbol

Spline Polyline

Creates a new spline polyline

Spline Polygon

Creates a new spline polygon

Rectangle

Creates a new rectangle or square

Rounded Rectangle

Creates a new rectangle or square with rounded corners

Ellipse

Creates a new ellipse or circle

Reshape

Moves, adds, or deletes points in the selected polygon, polyline, spline polygon, or spline polyline

Group

Combines the selected objects into a single group object

Ungroup

Breaks a group object into multiple objects

Edit Group / Stop Editing Group

Enters/exits edit group mode, where objects in the group can be added, removed, or edited

Assign Coordinates

Assign coordinates to a bitmap or picture

Digitize

Digitize data from the bitmap, picture, or from a plot

Inset Zoom

Creates a magnified inset of a portion of the page

OLE Object

Inserts an OLE object

Add Graphic

Imports a graphic into the plot

 

 

See Also

Grapher User Interface

Ribbon

Quick Access Toolbar

File Menu Commands

Home Tab Commands

Layout Tab Commands

View Tab Commands

Automation Tab Commands

Graph Tools Tab Commands

Data Tools Tab Commands

Grid Tools Tab Commands