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Great graphic design is the secret super power behind many content creators. However, for many content creators, graphic design is either too time consuming to tackle or too expensive when outsourced to professional designers. Luckily, Canva has made creating your own custom designs much easier. In this tutorial, our team of design experts will cover how to group elements in Canva. Grouping elements in Canva allows users to select multiple images in Canva at once, move or reposition them, and semi-permanently align these elements in relation to one another.
How to Group Elements in Canva
1. Add Multiple Elements and Text Boxes to Your Canva Design
Add multiple elements and text boxes to your Canva design.
2. Select Multiple Elements with Cursor
Select multiple elements in your Canva design.
3. Group Selected Elements
Click on the ‘Group’ option from the toolbar.
Shortcut: After selecting the elements, press CMD+G (Mac) or CTRL+G (Windows) on your keyboard to group them.
Note: Grids and charts cannot be grouped.
Example 1: Animate Grouped Objects
Use animation for your group of elements. All the elements in the group will have the same animation style applied to them automatically.
Example 2: Align Grouped Text
Select multiple text boxes and click on the ‘Group’ button on the right-hand side on top.
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