Using diagrams and SmartArt


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Using diagrams and SmartArt

PowerPoint has a variety of built-in diagram templates, such as organizational charts, flowcharts, and even Venn diagrams. They should be used whenever possible, rather than text, to help the audience understand the process or relationship. Watch how we can clean up a few of the slides in our presentation to connect better with our audience. Slide #12 shows our Improved Fulfillment Process. It's a wordy slide, which can benefit from a significant reduction in text.

Let's ask the speaker to say these words and reduce the actual text that appears on screen. Now I'll take it even further by converting this text into a great process diagram. With the Text Box selected I'll go to the Home tab and in the Paragraph group pull down Convert to SmartArt. As I hover over the choices, I can see how my SmartArt will appear. Certainly some are better than others, and the one I'd like to use for this example is this one called the Continuous Block Process.

Note that after converting th...

Using diagrams and SmartArt
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Using diagrams and SmartArt provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Diskin as part of the PowerPoint Tips and Tricks for Business Presentations

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Business
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PowerPoint
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