Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Drawing Lines and Shapes
Select a shape from the Shapes list.
The preceding steps work well for most shapes, but there are a few special cases in which
the drawing process works a little differently. The following sections explain these
You can resize the Shapes menu by dragging its bottom-right corner.
More shapes are available through Microsoft’s online clip art collection. When searching for clip-art images (see
Chapter 11, “Working With Clip Art and Photos”), use AutoShape as the keyword; you will see many more shapes,
including ones that look like various types of ofi ce furniture and computers (which are useful in ofi ce plans).
To draw multiple objects of the same shape, you can lock the drawing tool on. Instead of clicking the shape to
select it in the Shapes palette, right-click it and choose Lock Drawing Mode. It then stays on until you press Esc to
turn it off.