Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Add and Delete Shapes in
a Diagram or Flowchart
Open a presentation in PowerPoint.
Select your diagram or flowchart. Then select the
existing shape closest to where you would like to add a
In the Ribbon, click the Design/SmartArt Tools tab.
In the Create Graphic group, click the arrow under Add
Shape and choose one of the following from the
submenu, as shown in Figure 11-20:
• Add Shape After: Adds a shape after the existing
• Add Shape Before: Adds a shape before the existing
Figure 11-20: Add shapes to your diagram
To delete a shape, click its border and press Delete.
To add text to a shape, simply click in the shape and
Note that when you add a shape in Process type charts, such as
flowcharts, you also add a connector.