With multiple objects selected, you have the option to group them together. There are three basic ways to group: merge, combine, or make list.

Access the grouping options in the Group section in the top ribbon or simply right-click the selected objects. The Merge as single object option will create a single object while retaining the objects prior properties, Make list creates a new list object from the selected objects whereas the Combine objects option will use one of the objects as a mask for the other.

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