Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Adding and Formatting a Shape
2
Click the Oval shape in the Basic
Shapes area of the Shapes gallery.
Position the mouse pointer in the
center of Slide 4 and then click to
insert the Oval shape.
3
Press and hold down the
SHIFT
key and then drag a corner sizing
handle until the Oval shape forms
a circle and is the size shown
in Figure 2– 55.
Why did I need to press the SHIFT
key while enlarging the shape?
Holding down the SHIFT key while
dragging draws a perfect circle.
Oval shape inserted,
sized, and moved to
desired location on slide
Move the shape so it is positioned
Figure 2–55
approximately as shown in the i gure.
4
Click the Shapes button (Home
tab | Drawing group) and then
click the Isosceles Triangle shape
in the Basic Shapes area of the
Shapes gallery.
right side of Slide 4 and then click
to insert the Isosceles Triangle
shape.
Position the mouse pointer in the
5
Isosceles Triangle shape
inserted, sized, and moved
to desired location on slide
Resize the shape so that it
displays approximately as shown
in Figure 2– 56.
Figure 2–56
To Apply a Shape Style
Formatting text in a shape follows the same techniques as formatting text in a placeholder. You can change
font, font color and size, and alignment. The next step is to apply a shape style to the oval so that it appears to
have depth. The Shape Styles gallery has a variety of styles that change depending upon the theme applied to the
presentation. The following steps apply a style to the Oval shape.
 
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