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Contents Tool Factory Workshop Deluxe Rotating Pictures and Text
Grade: K-12
Required products: Tool Factory Word Processor V2
Instructions
You can rotate any item on the screen to make splashy projects, posters, or greeting cards.

ROTATING PICTURES AND TEXT:
1) Double-click any item on the page. A red box appears around it, and a green handle will appear in the middle.
2) Roll your mouse over the green handle. The mouse turns into a bulls-eye.
3) Hold the left mouse button down and drag in a circular motion. It will rotate in any direction.

*TIP* If you change your mind, the “Undo” button is good for getting text back to its original straight alignment.

You’ll find that students will rotate absolutely everything when they first discover the rotation handle! Don’t despair…after a few classes, they will use the rotation feature as a meaningful design tool.
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