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PowerPoint - Adding SmartArt to Your Slides

Add SmartArt to your PowerPoint slides to create a visual impact on your text and bullets.

Add SmartArt

  1. Select the text that you'd like to work with.

  2. Select Home > Convert to SmartArt, and then select a SmartArt graphic.

  3. Under the SmartArt Tools Design tab, you can choose from:

    • SmartArt Styles - Select a SmartArt style to apply to your slides.

    • Change Colors - Change colors of your SmartArt style.

Add pictures to SmartArt

  1. Select the image placeholder inside your SmartArt.

  2. Select Browse, go to a photo you'd like to use, and select Insert.

    If you'd like to format your photo, you can choose:

    • Crop - Crop your photo or use the tool to adjust your photo's fit in the placeholder. Select Crop to confirm the change.

  3. If you'd like to change your selected SmartArt style, under the SmartArt Design tab, select the drop-down arrow for Layouts > More Layouts.

  4. Select a SmartArt style you like, such as Picture, and then select OK.

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Keywords:powerpoint power point add art smartart smart slide office 365 picture   Doc ID:79391
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-01-17 14:27 MDTUpdated:2018-05-24 09:59 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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