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Container

Shapes Toolbar Options
Container Icons

A container is a flexible collection of cells that can be arranged and adjusted to suit your needs.

Each cell allows objects to be attached to it, allowing unparalleled flexibility in organizing and arranging information, ideas, and content.

Four preset containers are available from the objects menu to help you get started.

Container Template Icon

Placing a container template on the board is as simple as clicking the desired container template and clicking where on the board to place it.

Once the container template is placed on the board, it will automatically go into select mode.

Container Object

Container Template Example

Container Toolbar

Container Object Toolbar
Border Style

Container Border Style provides options to:

  • Select the type of container border, be that none, solid, dotted, or dashed.
  • Select the corner container border radius.
  • Select the thickness of the container border.
  • Select the opacity and color of the container border.

Select the opacity and color of the container background.

Add padding in between the cells of your container.

Select All Cells Icon
Container All Cells Options

Sets properties for all cells in the container by changing all cell borders, or all cell background colors.

Lock or unlock selected objects to avoid unwanted modifications.

Delete the selected objects.

Cell Toolbar

Cell Object Toolbar

Click on an individual cell to display toolbar options specific to that cell.

Note: Clicking the same cell again will toggle between the container toolbar and this cell toolbar.

Border Style

Cell Border Style provides options to:

  • Select the type of cell border, be that none, solid, dotted, or dashed.
  • Select the corner cell border radius.
  • Select the thickness of the cell border.
  • Select the opacity and color of the cell border.

Select the opacity and color of the cell background.

Container Add Cells Icon
Container Add Cell Options

Add cells above or below, which will add a new row of cells.

Add cells to the left or right, which will add a new column of cells.

Container Split Cell Icon

Split a cell either vertically or horizontally.

Note: Splitting of cells is not available if objects are already attached to the cell.

Based on the location of the cell, potential options to move the cell include:

  • Move the cell to the left.
  • Move the cell to the right.
  • Move the cell above.
  • Move the cell below.
Note:  If a move in a particular direction is not displayed, then that directional move is currently not supported.
Container Delete Cell Icon
Container Delete Cell Options

Based on the location of the cell, potential options to delete the cell include:

  • Delete and merge the cell to the left.
  • Delete and merge the cell to the right.
  • Delete and merge the cell to that above.
  • Delete and merge the cell to that below.

Applies ToBoard Hosts, Board Facilitators, Board Editors

Plan Availability: Free*, Business, Education

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