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Get visual with SmartArt graphics

Test yourself

Complete the following test so you can be sure you understand the material. Your answers are private, and test results are not scored.

When might you use a SmartArt graphic?

Whenever you have a bulleted list on a slide.

Whenever your information will have more impact, clarity, or usefulness if shown graphically.

Whenever you want to animate your points as you talk.

What's a common feature of Process-type layouts that distinguishes them from List layouts?

They include numbers.

They all go in a horizontal direction.

They often use arrows to show the direction of the flow.

Which of these is not one of the main layout types within SmartArt graphics?




You've found just the layout you want for your SmartArt graphic, but it doesn't have room for all the text you had in mind. What's a good solution?

Say less than you'd planned.

Find the layout with the biggest shapes possible and fill them to the brim with your text.

Put only your key points in the SmartArt graphic, and save the rest for your notes.

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