Change an organization chart

Click the organization chart and do one or more of the following:

ShowAdd or delete a shape

Coworker— to place the shape next to the selected shape and connect to the same superior (superior shape: In an organization chart, a shape that is placed above and connected to any other shape, such as an employee (subordinate or coworker shape) or assistant shape.) shape.

Subordinate— to place the new shape below and connect it to the selected shape.

Assistant— to place the new shape below the selected shape with an elbow connector.

  • If you want to delete a shape, select the shape and press DELETE.

ShowChange text color

  1. Select the text you want to change.
  2. On the Drawing toolbar (toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands. To display a toolbar, press ALT and then SHIFT+F10.), click the arrow next to Font Color Button image.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • To change the text color back to its default, click Automatic.
    • To change to another color, click one of the colors below Automatic.

ShowAdd or change text

  • To add text to a shape, right-click the shape, click Edit Text, and type the text.

Text cannot be added to lines or connectors in organization charts.

ShowChange the layout

ShowChange the preset design scheme

ShowChange the shape fill colors

  1. Select the shape (WordArt: Text objects you create with ready-made effects to which you can apply additional formatting options.)you want to change.
  2. On the Drawing toolbar (toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands. To display a toolbar, press ALT and then SHIFT+F10.), click the arrow next to Fill Color Button image.
  3. Do one or more of the following:

ShowAdd or change a fill color

Do one of the following:

  • To change the fill color back to its default, click Automatic.
  • To change to a color in the color scheme, click one of the colors below Automatic.

ShowAdd or change a gradient, patterned, textured, or picture fill

  1. Click Fill Effects, and then click the Gradient, Texture, Picture or Pattern tab.
  2. Select the options you want.

ShowRemove a fill

  • Click No Fill.

ShowChange line style or color

  1. Select the line or connector you want to change.
  2. Do one of the following:

ShowChange the color of a line or connector

  1. On the Drawing toolbar (toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands. To display a toolbar, press ALT and then SHIFT+F10.), click the arrow next to Line Color Button image.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • To change to the default color, click Automatic.
    • To change to another color, click one of the colors below Automatic.

ShowChange the style of a line or connector

  1. On the Drawing toolbar (toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands. To display a toolbar, press ALT and then SHIFT+F10.), click Line Style Button image.
  2. Click the style you want; or click More Lines, and then click a style.
 
 
Applies to:
Excel 2003, PowerPoint 2003, Word 2003