All text is contained within a text box or panel of which there many varieties - whether that's within a template, or as one of the stand alone Text items you can find in the + Add menu.

Editing text is easy - just click or tap on your text to place a text cursor, and a slide-in panel of text controls will appear. Click and drag to select text in the usual way.

You can hide and show the side-panel by clicking the ‘Properties’ icon on the top bar. 

Swipe right to hide the panel or just click or tap on an empty part of screen. Pressing Esc on the keyboard works as well. 

For narrow screens, such as tablets, the side panel does not automatically appear - tap the properties icon to make it appear, or disappear.

The text controls allow the selection of Text Styles and  the usual range of text editing controls. The yellow  Hi  applies a yellow highlight color (text background).

The Text Editor controls the following functions...

Alignment

The settings in the alignment panel control how a block of text behaves within a text box. 

The settings in the top row control the various justify options - left, center, right and fully justified. The settings in the bottom row control the alignment options - the text can be aligned to the top, middle or bottom of the box.  

The last option on the bottom row is the Fit to container option.  Auto-fitted text changes its font size dynamically to always fit the text into the text area...

If you change the dimensions of a text item the font automatically resizes to fit the new size and if you add more text to an item the font resizes to fit the available space - like this...

Check out this tutorial for more info...

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