Changing the Current Axis

This task shows you how to change the current axis.  
When you activate an object, the current axis is reset to the axis of that object. Changing the current axis changes the reference point by which elements are routed and placed.
1. Click the Change Current Axis icon .
2. Select the object you want to use as a reference.

The axis for the selected object  is displayed.

3. You can also change the current axis and place the compass on the object. The compass allows you to manipulate that object. To do this click the Change Current Axis and Snap Compass button and select the object. The axis and compass are both placed.