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Learn Excel 2011 for Mac by Guy Hart-Davis

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Adding and Formatting a Shape

If a workbook needs a drawing, you can create it from scratch by using shapes. Excel provides a wide variety of shapes, from arrows and basic shapes to stars, banners, and callouts.

To insert a shape, follow these steps:

  1. Display the area of the workbook where you want to add the shape. When adding a shape, you don't need to position the insertion point or make a selection.

    NOTE: You can also insert a shape by choosing Home image Insert image Shape from the Ribbon to display the Shape panel, clicking the category of shape (for ...

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