How to Create a Custom Shape in PowerPoint 2013


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Creating a custom shape

Inserting shapes into a slide in a PowerPoint presentation is nothing new but creating your own custom shapes by merging two or more shapes is, and that's what we're going to do right now as we continue working with our No Obstacles PowerPoint presentation. Next we're going to scroll down the navigation pane on the left and click Slide #5 to go there. If you jumped to this lesson and you need to get caught up, go ahead and open up No Obstacles PowerPoint 5 from your exercise files to see what I see. So we're going to add our own graphic here something that just shows the trend here in our graph.

So let's use this white space to create our own custom shape, we begin by inserting existing shapes. So the Home tab needs to be selected on the ribbon, over here in the drawing section is where you find all of your shapes, click the dropdown to see the full list, and let's begin with a simple Basic Shape, the Oval. When we click that we can now hold down our Shift key...

Creating a custom shape
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Creating a custom shape provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Rivers as part of the Office 2013 New Features

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Business
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