SmartArt Illustrations

SmartArt Illustrations

Formatting a SmartArt graphic

To change the SmartArt style:

SmartArt Styles

To revert to the original graphic:

Reset Graphic

Formatting the graphic

When you insert a SmartArt graphic, the Format tab is one of two tabs that appear on the Ribbon. The commands on this tab can be used to format the graphic in several ways. Many of the same commands are used to format text boxes, shapes, and WordArt.

Format Tab

To move shapes using the Promote or Demote commands:

Promote and Demote commands

Keep in mind that while the Promote and Demote commands allow you to move shapes and customize the graphic, sometimes you may have to insert a new shape to create the graphic you want.