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Tip The options that appear when you click Add Shape depend on the type of SmartArt
graphic you created and which graphic element is selected. For an organizational chart, the
options are Add Shape After, Add Shape Before, Add Shape Above, Add Shape Below, and
You can edit the graphic’s elements by using the buttons on the Format contextual tab as
well as by right-clicking the shape and then clicking Format Shape to display the Format
Shape dialog box. If you have selected the text in a shape, you can use the tools in the
Font group on the Home tab to change the text’s appearance.
Tip The controls in the Format Shape dialog box enable you to change the shape’s ill color,
borders, shadow, 3-D appearance, and text box properties.
In this exercise, you’ll create an organization chart, ill in the shapes, delete a shape, add a
shape, change the layout of the diagram without changing the information it embodies,
and change the formatting of one of the diagram elements.
SET UP You need the OrgChart_start workbook located in your Chapter10 practice
file folder to complete this exercise. Open the OrgChart_start workbook, and save it
as OrgChart . Then follow the steps.
1. On the Insert tab, in the Illustrations group, click SmartArt .
The Choose A SmartArt Graphic dialog box opens.
2. Click Hierarchy .
The Hierarchy graphic subtypes appear.