SmartArt Graphics

Using SmartArt in Word documents lets you communicate with graphics in Word documents instead of only using text.


  1. Open a blank document.
  2. Insert a Basic Cycle SmartArt graphic from the Cycle category.
  3. Insert the following text in clockwise order: Condensation, Evaporation, Infiltration, Precipitation, Collection.
  4. Delete the shape containing the word Infiltration.
  5. Select the shape containing Evaporation, and click the Move Down command twice to move the shape between Collection and Condensation.
  6. Change the SmartArt Layout to Block Cycle.
  7. Change the colors of the SmartArt to a range of your choice.
  8. Change the SmartArt Style to Intense Effect.
  9. When you're finished, your SmartArt should look like this:
    SmartArt Challenge