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

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Picture Objects and Picture Tools

I’ll just briefly repeat what I mentioned at the beginning of this chapter with regard to the difference between the Drawing and Picture graphical objects:

  • You can create and change a drawing object using tools available in Excel 2007. I’ve already discussed two-dimensional shapes, lines, and WordArt from this group.

  • You can’t create or edit the content of a picture object using the tools available in Excel 2007, but you can change its surrounding structures (for example, borders and shadows) or its overall appearance (for example, contrast, brightness, size, or shape).

Those of you who’ve followed this chapter up to this point—and even interrupted your reading to practice one or another of your own exercises with ...

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