Quick Tips and Tricks for Using Visme

Written by:
Payman Taei


Visme is an all-in-one visual content platform that allows everyone, including non-designers, to create beautiful presentations, infographics, reports and social media images in minutes.

Easy to use for the novice, yet powerful and scalable for the more advanced content creator, the tool has a lot of features that not all users may be aware of. That's why we decided to create this list of quick tips and tricks for using Visme that will make your life a whole lot easier. Also, make sure to take a look at our keyboard shortcuts at the end of this post.


1 How to Select Multiple Objects

Press Shift + Click to select several objects.

You can then move them together or group them.

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Click + Drag to draw around objects you want to select (which grabs everything in that area).

how to select multiple objects Quick-Tips-and-Tricks-for-Using-Visme

Press Control+A to select all objects on canvas at once and move them around.

(For Macs: Command+A)

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2 How to Lock Objects

To avoid objects from moving around by accident, select them and right click+Lock.

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To size objects proportionally, click on Lock icon.

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Or press Shift while dragging the object's corner handle.

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4 How to Align and Arrange Objects

Select multiple objects and then click Align to automatically align them to top, bottom, middle, etc.

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Move an object in front of another by selecting it and right click+Bring to Front.

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Distribute objects evenly by selecting them, click Align to and selecting Horizontal.

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5 Shortcuts for Text

Press Alt+8 to create an instant bullet point.

(For Macs: Option+8)

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Convert a text block into a button by selecting block, then click Settings, click Border On, and choose Fill Color.

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6 Managing Objects

View all objects on your canvas by clicking Objects at the top left.

Hide/show objects by clicking on eye icon.

Change their order by clicking and dragging them.

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To identify each object with a name, click Objects and click on the text to type in new name.

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7 Tips for Using Shapes

Create banners with "smart shapes" that allow you to change the width without changing the length.

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Use "smart lines" that allow you to stretch them to the desired length, without distorting them.

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8 How to Duplicate Objects

Select an object and right click+Duplicate to copy it.

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Bonus: Keyboard Shortcuts


For PC


For Mac


More Tips and Tricks

For more quick tutorials, visit our YouTube channel or take a look through our Product Features section and Support section to get an overview of each new feature.

Any other common actions we missed that you'd like to include in this list? Let me know below!


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About the Author

Payman Taei is the founder of Visme (he doesn’t like using the word ”CEO”—it’s way too formal), a DIY platform that allows everyone to create and manage presentations, infographics, reports and other visual content.

He’s also the founder of HindSite Interactive, an award-winning web design and web development company.

11 responses to “Quick Tips and Tricks for Using Visme”

  1. Beena Maret says:

    please include curved line, and curved arrow to your collections. It will make a diagram creation easier.

  2. Panchang says:

    Hi Payman Taei…
    amazing guide to using Visme thanks for sharing tips it’s really very helpful for me.

  3. Execellent summary, Payman.

    It was me who kindly asked on Visme chat and in the mail for some keyboard shortcuts/tips & tricks. This content should be in seperate e-book for every new Visme.co registered user.

    Thank you once again.


  4. Julia Culpepper says:

    is there some way to make pictures disappear or exit the stage by clicking on them while in preview mode?

  5. Deborah Domroski says:

    Is it possible to set up a heading that would stay in place as the infographic scrolls down? Like locking header rows in Excel.

  6. Vio says:

    Is there an option in order to add page number on a report?
    Thanks for your help!!

    • David says:

      Hellow, is it possible add Slide numbers on my presentantion? Thanks!

      • Chloe West says:

        Hi David!

        This is actually a feature that we’ve just added! 🙂 Simply right click on your canvas to access the page/slide number settings.

        Happy creating!

  7. Love Mixture says:

    Hello.! Payman Tae
    You posted an awesome step to get easily understand using Visme. Thanks for this helpful article

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