Layouts

There are several automatic product layouts available to expedite the process of positioning products, or trying out different product arrangements. These can all be accessed from the command button bar at the top of the application.

All layout buttons in the command bar

To perform a layout, select the products in your display you want to arrange, then click the appropriate button in the command bar.

A discussion and example of each layout follows.

Simple Alignments

Simple alignments arrange a selection of products against a single dimension -- the leftmost, topmost, bottommost, or rightmost product. These are the first four buttons.

Align Left
Align Right
Align Tops
Align Bottoms

Dynamic Alignments

Dynamic layouts align products based on a calculated value. These are the next four buttons. The first two align a selection of products based on product horizontal centers or vertical centers.

Align Horizontal Centers
Align Vertical Centers

The third button evenly aligns all selected products in a row. The leftmost and rightmost products stay where they are, horizontally, and all other products are spaced evenly between them. This layout may also be called on a shelf with three or more products on it, as demonstrated below.

Align Row Evenly
Align Row Evenly, On Shelf

The fourth button is called Align Fill Shelf Evenly, and is only active if at least one shelf is selected. The leftmost and rightmost products in selected shelves jump to the leftmost and rightmost positions on the shelf, and all other products are spaced evenly between them.

Align Fill Shelf Evenly

Spaced Layouts

The final category of layouts are Spaced Layouts, which allow you to arrange products with a set amount of space (in inches / cm) between them.

The first two are Row and Column layouts. Row positions all products to the right of the leftmost one. Column positions all products beneath the topmost one.

Row Layout, 0" Spacing
Row Layout, 3" Spacing
Column Layout, 0" Spacing
Column Layout, 3" Spacing

The last two buttons are Spaced Layouts that help arrange products on racks.

Layout Rack Evenly arranges all products from left to right, top to bottom, starting a new row when a product would go outside rack boundaries, respecting the amount of space between each product defined in the Layout Spacing input.

Layout Rack Evenly, 0" Spacing
Layout Rack Evenly, 3" Spacing

Layout Rack Shortest First arranges all products from left to right, top to bottom, starting a new row when a product would go outside rack boundaries, respecting the amount of space between each product defined in the Layout Spacing input, but organizes all products from shortest to tallest first. The layout treats the shortest product as the top left of the layout itself.

Layout Rack Shortest First