Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
The SmartArt button in the Illustrations group on the Insert tab represents a significant set
of features. SmartArt graphics are prepackaged sets of graphic objects designed to address
a variety of presentation tasks, such as creating timelines and decision trees, illustrating
procedural steps and relationships, and creating organizational charts.
When you click the SmartArt button, the Choose A SmartArt Graphic dialog box shown in
Figure 10-17 appears.
Figure 10-17 SmartArt graphics help you illustrate conceptual information.
The categories on the left represent conceptual approaches you can select to narrow the
SmartArt graphics available in the main area of the dialog box:
Creates a list of information that does not need to be in any particular order
Illustrates sequential steps to achieve a goal
Describes processes that are cyclical rather than goal oriented
Creates organizational charts or decision trees
Illustrates relationships that are interdependent