You can identify whether you are in Text Edit mode by the Status bar or the following icon in the Properties bar:
After using the insert symbol command.
You can set a preference so Canvas X Draw inserts typographic (“curly”) quotation marks in text you type. For more information, see Setting Preferences.
Use the Insert Picture command to anchor graphics in a text object. This feature lets you use custom bullets, special illustrations for drop caps, and small logos within text. An inserted picture behaves like a text character.
An inserted picture rotates and skews with the surrounding text.
Text with an inserted picture
Some text formatting features do not apply to inserted pictures.
The Insert Picture command is available when any object is on the Clipboard and the insertion point is in a text object.
When the insertion point is in a text object and you choose the Insert Picture command, Canvas X Draw inserts the contents of the Clipboard as a raster image into the text.
Since Canvas X Draw converts the Clipboard contents to a raster image when you use Insert Picture, you cannot edit objects that have been inserted into text; e.g., if you insert a multigon object into text, you can’t use editing handles to reshape or scale it. If you insert text characters using the Insert Picture command, the inserted text characters are not editable.
When you use the Insert Picture command, the leading of the paragraph might change, depending on the Line spacing method:
If the Line spacing is defined by Points, the spacing between lines stays the same, regardless of the size of the picture.
Line spacing set to 100%
Line spacing set to 12 points