Chapter 12

Drawing on Your Slides


check Using the PowerPoint drawing tools

check Using predefined shapes

check Drawing polygons or curved lines

check Changing colors and line types

check Creating 3-D objects

check Flipping and rotating objects

check 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 2019. 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.

Some General Drawing ...

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