Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Change a Shape
Click Insert on the Ribbon.
Open the More Shapes menu by clicking the down
Select any drawing shape in the pop-up menu. In this
example, we use the Arc tool.
If you want to create a semicircle, use the Arc tool to create the
initial shape. When you release the mouse button, handles appear on
the shape. Drag a handle on the top or bottom to a new location to
expand an arc to a semicircle.
Click and drag the mouse to create the arc shape (see
Figure 7-13: Select the Arc shape to draw a curved line
After creating the shape, click the line to select it if it’s
not currently selected.
Click the Format tab below the Drawing Tools tab in the
Click the Edit Shape tool to open a drop-down menu.
Click Change Shape to open a submenu.
Click a shape you want to appear as a new shape. In this
example, we convert the semicircle to a smiley face (see
Figure 7-14: Click a new shape in the Change Shape submenu to convert to a new shape