SmartArt is a new feature to PowerPoint 2007, replacing the Diagram tool from previous versions, allowing you to create quality diagrams and it just a few clicks.
Insert a SmartArt graphic
- Click the SmartArt button in the Illustrations group of the Insert tab
- Select the chart or diagram type of your choice from the list
- Click Ok
Click the Insert SmartArt Graphic button in the placeholder if using a Title and Content slide layout
The Choose a SmartArt Graphic dialogue box appears
The SmartArt graphic and Text Pane appears
Adding text to SmartArt
Text can be added to a SmartArt graphic using the Text Pane or the graphic itself.
- Click the placeholder where you wish to insert the text
- Type the text you want to insert
When entering text into an organization chart using the Text Pane, use the Tab and Shift + Tab keys to increase and decrease indentation. Indenting the text moves the box representing that text down a level. Decreasing the indent moves the box up a level.