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Office 2016 All-In-One For Dummies by Peter Weverka

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Chapter 4

Drawing and Manipulating Lines, Shapes, and Other Objects

In This Chapter

arrow Drawing and manipulating lines, arrows, and connectors

arrow Creating and modifying shapes

arrow Creating WordArt images

arrow Changing the color and border around an object

arrow Selecting, resizing, moving, aligning, overlapping, rotating, and grouping objects

Office 2016 comes with drawing commands for drawing lines, arrows, shapes, block arrows, stars, banners, and callout shapes. And Office provides numerous ways to manipulate these objects after you draw them. The drawing commands are meant to bring out the artist in you. Use them to make diagrams, fashion your own ideagrams, and illustrate difficult concepts and ideas. Lines and shapes give you a wonderful opportunity to exercise your creativity. A picture is worth a thousand words, so they say, and the drawing commands give you a chance to express yourself without having to write a thousand words.

In this chapter, you discover the many ways to manipulate lines, shapes, ...

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