In Line Appearance panel you can set the parameters of the line or polygon - fill color and alpha and border color and alpha. With check box Fill content you can quickly change poly line to polygon and reverse. With button APPLY TO CONTAINER you can apply current line style to all lines in current container.
In Point Properties panel you can change point parameters - icon and label. If you decide to create point label you can move this label around point. It will be placed in sample place regardless zoom level.
Styling pop ups
If you decide to enable pop up window (bubble) for points or lines you can set pop up window text, pop up window background color and alpha and pop up border color and alpha.