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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007 by Bill MrExcel Jelen

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Chapter 16. Using SmartArt, Shapes, WordArt, and Text Boxes

In this chapter

Using SmartArt 328

Using Shapes to Display Cell Contents 342

Using WordArt for Interesting Titles and Headlines 345

Using Text Boxes to Flow Long Text Passages 347

Images and artwork provide an interesting visual break from tables of numbers. Office 2007 provides four elements that can be used to illustrate a workbook:

  • SmartArt—SmartArt is a collection of similar shapes, arranged to imply a process, groups, or a hierarchy. In former versions of Excel, SmartArt was known as Diagrams. As in the past, it is easy to add new shapes, reverse the order of shapes, and change the color of shapes. Office 2007 includes a text editor that allows for Level 1 and Level 2 text for ...

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