Snapping dialog boxes to other user interface components

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Some dialog boxes, such as the Styles Browser dialog box, automatically snap to the outside edges of the application window, the outer edge of the screen, with the top and bottom of other dialog boxes to create a dialog stack. To snap a dialog box to another user interface component:

  1. Display a dialog box, such as the Window > Styles dialog box.
  2. Click and hold on the dialog box's title bar.
  3. Move the dialog box to the outside edge of the application window, outside edge of the screen, or top or bottom edge of another dialog box (such as the Shadow Settings dialog box). The dialog box will snap to and align with the edge.
Note: Dialog boxes that have been snapped to the application window do not move when the application window is moved (they are not stuck to the window).


Tip: Snap several dialog boxes together at their top and bottom edges to form a dialog box stack. Dialog boxes in a dialog box stack move with the stack when the top-most dialog box's title bar is moved.