How to change the order of objects on the Stage?

How to change the order of objects on the Stage?

Learn how to bring objects forward or backward

When you've put multiple objects on the Stage, you will need to decide and rearrange which objects are on top of others and which objects are behind others. For example, when you want to use a picture or video object as a background, you will have to move it backward, behind all other objects that are on the Stage at that moment.

There are two ways to accomplish this: either using the object's right-click menu on the Stage or using the layers of the Timeline. This print screen illustrates the link of the order of objects between the Stage and Timeline: 

On the Stage, you can right-click every object. A menu will appear with several options: 

Use the different options in the menu to bring your object forward or backward.

You can also change the order of objects in the Timeline: higher layers are on top of lower layers:

You can drag a layer higher or lower to change the order and bring an object forward or send it backward:

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