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Get visual with SmartArt graphics

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You want to convert a bulleted list to a SmartArt graphic. What are the first steps?

Click anywhere within the bulleted list to select it, and then click Convert to SmartArt Graphic on the Home tab.

Click the Insert tab, and click SmartArt Graphic within the Illustrations group.

Click anywhere within the bulleted list, and then click the Design tab.

You learned a couple of different methods for inserting a blank SmartArt graphic: You can click the SmartArt button on the Insert tab, or you can click the SmartArt graphic icon from within a slide layout. What's one advantage to using the latter method?

The new graphic is put within a placeholder.

The new graphic is put within the same placeholder as the icon.

You get more layout choices in the Choose a SmartArt Graphic dialog box.

How do you swap one graphic layout for another?

On the Insert tab, click SmartArt, and apply a layout from the gallery.

Right-click the graphic, and click Convert to SmartArt from the shortcut menu.

Select the graphic, and apply a different layout from the Layouts group on the Design tab within SmartArt Tools.

You can work from the Text pane to add or remove a shape from the graphic.



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