Click the Draw | Shape | Rectangle command to create a rectangle or square in the document.
Rectangles contain two types of properties: line properties and fill properties. You can change these properties in the Property Manager.
To draw a rectangle:
Select the Draw | Shape | Rectangle command to enter drawing mode and begin drawing a rectangle.
Press and hold the left mouse button at one corner of the rectangle.
Drag the pointer to the opposite corner of the rectangle. The size of the rectangle appears in the status bar as it is drawn.
Release the left mouse button when the rectangle is the preferred size and shape.
Press the ESC key to exit drawing mode.
To draw a square, hold down the CTRL key while dragging the mouse to draw a square rather than a rectangle.
You can draw a rectangle out from the center rather than corner to corner by holding down the SHIFT key while dragging the mouse.
You can draw a square out from the center rather than corner to corner by holding down the CTRL and SHIFT key while dragging the mouse.
Draw Tab Commands