Aligns multiple text objects vertically, horizontally, or obliquely.


Allows multiple text objects to be aligned to a base object and provides a preview of the result.

The following prompts are displayed.

Select text objects to align [alIgnment Options]

Select two or more objects to align and press Enter.

Sets the alignment orientation. This value is stored in the TEXTALIGNMODE system variable.

Left (default setting)



TL (top left)

TC (top center)

TR (top right)

ML (middle left

MC (middle center)

MR (middle right)

BL (bottom left)

BC (bottom center)

BR (bottom right)

Select text object to align to

Select the text object to which others should align.

Pick second point or [Options]

After specifying a base object to align to, specify a second point to set the position of the target objects.


Spaces objects evenly between two selected points.
Set Spacing
Specifies spacing between the extents of the text objects.
Current Vertical
Honors the current vertical positioning of the text object to be aligned.
Current Horizontal
Honors the current horizontal positioning of the text object to be aligned to.