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Master VISUALLY® Excel® 2010 by Elaine Marmel

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Chapter 20. Working with Graphic Elements

Understanding Graphic Elements

Excel contains graphic elements that you can use to help convey your meaning and enhance the appearance of a worksheet or a chart. You can create graphic elements from the Shapes Gallery or with the Screenshot, SmartArt, Text Box, and WordArt buttons on the Insert tab of the Ribbon. You can also import graphics created by others by using the Picture and Clip Art buttons and insert symbols, such as the pi symbol (π),the copyright symbol (©), and the trademark symbol (™).

Shapes include predefined lines, rectangles, block arrows, mathematical symbols, flowchart symbols, stars and banners, and callout markings, along with a variety of basic objects, such as triangles, slanted ...

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