Objects Menu

Click the Objects menu to access the following commands: Objects >

Set Properties for Selected Objects…
Opens the Set Global Properties window to modify the properties for multiple objects simultaneously. Changes apply to all selected objects.
Set Default Properties for New Activities…
Opens the Default Activity Object Settings window to specify the properties for activities when they are drawn on the canvas (e.g. color, which data to be displayed, calendar, etc.). Only applies to new activities.
Set Default Font for Text Boxes and Note Fields…
Opens the Font window to format new text boxes and note fields. Only applies to new text boxes and note fields.
Set Duration Display Format for Activities…
Opens the Activity Duration Display Format window to choose the time unit for activity durations. Applies to all activities.
Restore Default Positions of Data
Resets the position of any descriptions, IDs, dates, floats, drifts, buffers, gaps, and total floats back to their default locations. It may apply to:
> All Activities
> Selected Activities
> All Links
> Selected Links
Change Text Size for All Objects
Specifies a font size for all objects. Applies to all data elements (dates, durations, floats, etc.) except for names and descriptions of activities, milestones, and benchmarks; or text boxes and annotations.
Restore Faded Colors for All Objects
Restores the color of all objects that have been spotlighted in yellow or faded.
Invert Order of Selected Shades
Rearranges the order of any two selected shades on the canvas.
Line Up Activities
Places the selected activities on the same horizontal line on the canvas. Whichever activity is selected first will become the target gridline.
Highlight Driving Link Chains
Highlights activities and links with the smallest gaps and fades the rest. Can be undone by Restore Faded Color for All Objects.
Display Floats and Drifts for Actualized Objects
Enables floats and drifts to be displayed for actualized objects. A check mark indicates when the option is turned on. Note: even when turned on, float and drift must be displayed individually for desired objects through their property windows.
Override Critical Colors for Delays
Displays delay/gain objects according to their specified color instead of red (when critical). Applies to all delays.