Graphics & Diagrams in Word 2010 for Windows

Word 2010 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
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You can draw attention to important information using graphics and diagrams in a Word document. Discover how to work with diagrams, charts, shapes, SmartArt, and importing items from Excel.


  • Creating a shape-based diagram
    Arranging items on a page
    Using the selection pane
    Inserting a smartart graphic
    Modifying a smartart graphic
  • Inserting a chart
    Formatting your chart
    Labeling your chart
    Inserting an item from excel


  • 6m 5s
    If you want to create a diagram in Word 2010, you are going to need to know how to use the application's shape tools. Among the various different predefined options available in the application are standard rectangle and ellipse forms, lines, and specific flowchart-orientated symbols and shapes. You can also insert connecting lines and arrows to join up your shapes. FREE ACCESS
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    If you want to ensure that the items you have inserted into your document appear correctly, you are going to need to know how to adjust their positioning. In Word 2010, you can change the layering and alignment of your objects. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using the selection pane in Word 2010 for Windows
    4m 31s
    The selection pane, as the name suggests, allows you to select objects found in your document. Although you can't use it to select plain text, you can use it to select shapes or images that you have inserted, as well as rename or hide them from view. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Inserting a SmartArt graphic in Word 2010 for Windows
    3m 48s
    The SmartArt tool is really useful if you want to add a professional-looking graphic to your Word 2010 document. These graphics are predefined shape-based diagrams, but they are also highly customizable and can be modified quickly and easily. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Modifying a SmartArt graphic in Word 2010 for Windows
    5m 33s
    Once you have inserted a piece of a SmartArt graphic, you will be able to customize it quickly and easily. Here you will see how to modify the positioning, colors, and styles. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Inserting a chart in Word 2010 (Windows)
    3m 49s
    A good way of presenting data or statistics in your document is to use Word 2010's chart function. Using these tools, you can manage your data table and adjust your chart type without having to use a separate spreadsheet application. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Formatting your chart in Word 2010 for Windows
    5m 55s
    Once you have inserted your chart, you can adjust its formatting and appearance. You can, for example, use Word 2010 to change the layout of your chart elements, adjust your chart area background, and even apply a border effect to make your chart stand out in your document. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Labeling your chart in Word 2010 for Windows
    5m 22s
    Information labels can be added to your Word 2010 chart to help your reader understand what they are looking at. You can, for example, add titles to your axes, switch off data series labels, and format your legend. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Inserting an item from Excel in Word 2010 for Windows
    4m 59s
    If you have already created a chart or table using a spreadsheet program, you can quickly transfer that data into your Word 2010 document. Once you have finished importing these items into your document, you can modify them as you see fit. FREE ACCESS


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