Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding illustrations to your workbook, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- Excel has a number of visual tools that you can use.…Sometimes you might want to insert text into shapes,…you might wanna connect arrows to certain cells…and worksheets, or in column charts…the way we're seeing here.…This is simply a visual to bring out some of the data.…Now, there are lots of choices here, and tons of options,…starting with the Insert tab in the Ribbon.…You'll see a little icon just to the right…of Online Pictures, it refers to shapes.…Hit the drop arrow, tons of options.…Here are Basic Shapes, Block Arrows, Flowcharts,…Stars and Banners, I'm gonna draw a 10-point star,…here's a 10-point star.…
Click any of these objects and then you can click and drag.…Now, you can make a shape as wide or as tall as you wish.…If you hold down the Shift key,…you're creating a so-called regular shape.…Now, in the text off to the right, I've indicated,…if you do hold down the Shift key,…it says "Create an Equilateral Shape."…That applies to most, but not all, shapes.…In some cases, depending upon the shape,…
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