Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Stack Lines and Shapes
Create a blank new slide.
Click the Insert tab in the Ribbon.
Open the Shapes pop-up menu and click the Line tool.
Draw a series of lines to create a map with lines
You can change line defaults by creating a line and setting all line
attributes in the Format Shape dialog box. When you have the line
formatted, right-click the line to open a context menu and choose
Set As Default Line.
Press Ctrl+A to select all the lines.
Right-click and choose Format Shape to open the
Format Shape dialog box.
Figure 7-17: Intersecting lines forming the roads on a map
Click Line Style in the left pane and choose 12 from the
Width drop-down menu for a 12-point line. Click OK to
change all lines to 12 points (see Figure 7-17).
Press Ctrl+A to select all the lines. Right-click a selected
line, choose Group from the context menu, and then
choose Group from the flyout menu to treat all the lines
as one unit.
While the lines are selected, right-click and open the
context menu to choose Copy.
Press Ctrl+V to paste a copy of the selected lines.
Right-click and choose Format Shape. The Format
AutoShape dialog box opens.