Complete the following steps to use the alignment grid to align objects as you place them.
Select Edit»Disable Panel Grid Alignment or Edit»Disable Diagram Grid Alignment to disable the grid alignment and use the visible grid to align objects manually. Select Edit»Enable Panel Grid Alignment or Edit»Enable Diagram Grid Alignment to enable the grid alignment again. You also can press the <Ctrl-#> keys to enable or disable the grid alignment. On French keyboards, press the <Ctrl-"> keys.
(Mac OS X) Press the <Command-*> keys. (Linux) Press the <Alt-#> keys.
You can use the grid options on the Front Panel page or the Block Diagram page of the Options dialog box to set grid options for all new VIs, and you can use the VI Properties dialog box to set the size of the grid for the current VI.
To align objects along axes after you place them, use the Align Objects pull-down menu on the toolbar or select Edit»Align Items.