Format Bar

The Format bar has a number of often used formatting controls. Most of these settings are also accessible via the Property Sheet. Toolbars are opened/closed and customized via the View Menu and may be positioned as desired.





Allows selection of the Font type

Font Size

Allows selection of the Font size


Make the selected text bold


Italicize the selected text

Left Align

Align text to the left

Center Align

Centre text

Right Align

Align text to the right

Background Color

affects the background of the Surface or selected objects

Foreground Color

affects the lower & right borders of objects.

Text Color

affects the color of object text

Hilite Color

affects the upper & left borders of objects.

Pen Width

affects the width of the borders of objects.