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Drawing in Excel

I recently presented some information in Excel.  The information wasn't necessarily a hit, but the realization that you can draw in Excel was.  Drawing is great for highlighting certain elements or tying concepts together. Sunnyb


Here’s how to add a shape to a spreadsheet:

  1. Select the Insert tab.
  2. Select Shapes from the Illustrations menu
  3. Select the shape that you want from the drop down menu.  The mouse pointer will become a “+” sign.
  4. Left-mouse click and release.
  5. You can move and/or alter the dimensions of the shape by dragging and dropping or clicking the sizing handles associated with the shape.

 

Here's an example of how shapes can be used to tie information together.

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