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Create Dynamic Charts in Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007 and Beyond by Reinhold Scheck

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Drawing Objects and Drawing Tools

To recap: drawing objects are all graphical objects that you create yourself using the features and tools available in Excel 2007 (or in Word 2007, or in PowerPoint 2007) and/or the elements and contents of those objects that you can, to a certain extent, change as you wish. These include shapes (areas and lines), text boxes (as a special form of areas), and WordArt.

Changing the Design and Content of Integrated Shapes

To insert an integrated shape, you activate the Insert tab in the Ribbon and click Shapes in the Illustrations group. You then select the shape of your choosing in the comprehensive icon list (see also Figure 5-2). In the first main section of this chapter, I already described in detail what you normally ...

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