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

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SmartArt

In Office 2007, SmartArt allows you to format text to create illustrations. Text elements are added to containers of various shapes (arrows, boxes, pyramids, block cycles, hierarchical stacks, and many more) to provide a clearer illustration of content and connections. SmartArt encompasses a vast number of possibilities. In this book, I can naturally only provide a short and primarily technical overview.

You’ll find the examples below in the 1201_SmartArt.xlsx file.

On the Companion CD

On the Companion CD

Open the \Samples\1201_SmartArt.xlsx file on the CD-ROM.

If you’ve learned to use the tools in the Drawing toolbar in earlier versions of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, ...

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