Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Chapter 5. Working with Shapes, SmartArt, and Screenshots
Office makes it easy to enhance your documents with shapes, SmartArt, and screenshots.
A shape is an object, such as a line, arrow, rectangle, circle, square, or callout. You can
quickly insert a basic shape and, optionally, customize it to meet your exact needs using
Office’s numerous shape-formatting tools.
SmartArt takes the power and flexibility of shapes one step further. SmartArt enables you
to combine shapes and text to create informative lists, matrices, pyramids, and more.
Finally, Office gives you the option of inserting screenshots without the need for a screen-
capture tool. For example, you might want to capture something from another Office ap-
plication or from an external website.
You can insert and modify shapes, SmartArt, and screenshots in Word, PowerPoint, and