Chapter 4: Drawing and Manipulating Lines, Shapes, and Other Objects

In This Chapter

arrow.png Drawing and manipulating lines, arrows, and connectors

arrow.png Creating and modifying shapes

arrow.png Creating WordArt images

arrow.png Changing the color and border around an object

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

Office 2013 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, ...

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