Grouping design elements

Why group design elements together?

Grouping elements together makes it easier to simultaneously move the objects that belong together within your email.

To group elements together

Drag across two or more elements to select them together and then click “Group” from the bottom of the sidebar.

Or hold the command key and click on the objects you want to group. After you select all of your desired objects, then click “Group.”

Grouping example

Here we’ve selected 3 elements: the “Sale” text, the description, and price and the strikethrough line:

You can now move the elements around together. All of the elements will be treated as a single element, making it much easier to move them:

Ungroup the included text objects

Several of the text objects that we include are images and text objects grouped together. You can ungroup these for greater control over the look of a certain element – just click “Ungroup” from the sidebar:


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A Quick Tour of Mail Designer 365
Layout Blocks
Image Areas
Graphics and Other Objects
Working with Text
Text Styles
Creative Tools
Working with Links and Buttons
Blend Modes
Preview your Design
Optimizing your Template for Mobile
Plain Text
The Inbox View
Using Retina Images with your Design
Preparing your Design for Sending
Setting Up Mail Designer 365 for Sending
Send via Mail Designer 365
Advanced Design Techniques
Sharing your Designs
HTML Export
Exporting a Design to MailChimp
Exporting a Design to Campaign Monitor
Appendix: Compatibility
Appendix: Keyboard Shortcuts