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cannot distribute/spread horizontally text containers

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I would need some help here as I try to horizontally auto-distribute 3 text containers.


What I do.


I select my 3 containers. I click on the arrange button. I click on the align horizontally / align centre button. So far so good.


Then I select Align to spread. And there, the auto-distribute is checked, BUT I cannot access the pixel box. Both pixel box and auto-distribute are dark grey.


I would appreciate your help as I am fed-up having to align manually each time :)



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Hi El Gringotte,


Once you have clicked on "Space horizontally" (for example), you must uncheck "Auto split." to adjust the spacing you want. Do not forget to click on "OK" once the settings have been made.


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The 'Auto distribute' option is only relevant when you choose 'Space Horizontally' or 'Space Vertically', so it's greyed out when you click on any of the other alignment buttons.

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