|This task shows you how to modify a balloon.|
|Open the Brackets_views03.CATDrawing document. Create a balloon.|
|1. Right-click the balloon you want to modify.|
|2. From the contextual
menu, select Properties.
3. In the Properties dialog box, click the Text tab.
|4. You will now define
the balloon frame properties from the Frame drop-down list. By default,
balloons are assigned a variable-size circle
which adapts to the balloon text length. You have other options:
|For more information about fixed-sized frames, refer to Adding frames or sub-frames.|
|For the purpose of this exercise, select the fixed-size Circle icon .|
|5. Click OK to validate and close
the Properties dialog box. The balloon size is modified.
|6. Now, double-click the balloon. The Balloon Modification dialog box is displayed.|
|The Autofit option is active when the size of the balloon frame is fixed.|
|7. Modify the balloon
8. Select the Autofit option to adapt the size of the text to that of the balloon frame.
|9. Click OK. The text is enlarged to fit within the balloon frame.|
|In the case of large texts, the Autofit option reduces the text size.|
|10. You can also modify the anchor point and thereby the position of the balloon.|