Thanks Four Mad Men. I did, unfortunately, find that out when messing around with the program. Currently, I'm trying to make the gingerbread man that is described in the tutorial. Right now after discovering how to use the wheel button and moving the object around in 3 dimensions, I've totally messed up the "plane" that the object is in and I can't seem to figure out how to get it back to normal. At the moment, the background grid is slicing the gingerbread man in half through his stomach.
Any thoughts on how to restore the background grid and correct orientation of the object?