Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Creating diagrams by using SmartArt
In this exercise, you’ll create an organization chart, fill 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 workbook located in the Chapter09 practice file folder
to complete this exercise. Open the workbook, and then follow the steps.
On the Insert tab, in the Illustrations group, click SmartArt to open the Choose a
SmartArt Graphic dialog box.
Click Hierarchy to display the Hierarchy graphic subtypes.
3 Click the first subtype ( Organization Chart ), and then click OK . Excel creates the
organization chart graphic.
In the Type your text here pane, in the first text box, enter CEO , and then press the
Down Arrow key. The value CEO appears in the shape at the top level of the
In the SmartArt diagram, right-click the assistant box, located below and to the left of
the CEO shape, and then click Cut . Excel removes the shape and moves the shapes on
the third level of the organization chart to the second level.