Draw a curve

  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 AutoShapes (AutoShapes: A group of ready-made shapes that includes basic shapes, such as rectangles and circles, plus a variety of lines and connectors, block arrows, flowchart symbols, stars and banners, and callouts.), point to Lines, and then click Curve .
  2. Click where you want the curve to start, and then continue to move the mouse and click wherever you want to add a curve.
  3. To end the curve, double-click at any time.


To close the curve and make a shape, click near its starting point.

Applies to:
Excel 2003, FrontPage 2003, PowerPoint 2003, Word 2003