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Formatting SmartArt

SmartArt diagrams can be formatted quickly and easily using the pre-defined layouts and styles available in Word 2007.

Change Layout

The layout of a SmartArt diagram can easily be changed to something more suitable.

  1. Select the diagram
  2. Click the Design tab under SmartArt Tools on the Ribbon
  3. Select a layout from the Layouts group
  4. Changing the SmartArt graphic layout

    Click the More button for a greater choice

Change Style

Different styles can be applied to a SmartArt graphic at the click of a button.

  1. Select the diagram
  2. Click the Design tab under SmartArt Tools on the Ribbon
  3. Select a style from the SmartArt Styles group
  4. Changing the style of a SmartArt diagram

    Click the More button for a greater choice

Change Colour

  1. Select the diagram
  2. Click the Design tab under SmartArt Tools on the Ribbon
  3. Click the Change Colors button in the SmartArt Styles group
  4. Recolor a SmartArt graphic

    Select the colour you want to use from the list

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