Chapter 12

Drawing on Your Slides

In This Chapter

arrow Using the PowerPoint drawing tools

arrow Using predefined shapes

arrow Drawing polygons or curved lines

arrow Changing colors and line types

arrow Creating 3-D objects

arrow Flipping and rotating objects

arrow Using advanced tricks

Art time! Get your crayons and glue and don an old paint shirt. You’re going to cut out some simple shapes and paste them on your PowerPoint slides so that people either think that you’re a wonderful artist or scoff at you for not using clip art.

This chapter covers the drawing features of PowerPoint 2016. Once upon a time, PowerPoint had but rudimentary drawing tools — the equivalent of a box of crayons — but PowerPoint now has powerful drawing tools that are sufficient for all but the most sophisticated aspiring artists.

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