Enhancing documents with shapes, images, symbols and textboxes

Shapes

You can enhance documents with connectors, basic shapes, and block arrows, as well as with various shapes.

Text boxes are sued to enter titles or summaries to the body of the presentation slide. You can define the location and size of the text boxes, fill effects, border patterns, and colors.

Insert a shape

To insert a shape:
  1. Click Insert-Shape or the Shape  icon_shape.png icon on the toolbox.
  2. Select shapes such as Line, Connector, Block Arrow, Flowchart, or Callout from the Insert Shape dialog box.
    The pointer will change to indicate that it is currently in drawing mode (+).
  3. Click on the location where you wish the drawing to begin, and then drag the mouse to create the shape you have selected. The shape will be drawn when you release the left-click button of the mouse.

 

Image

You can insert an image saved on your computer or from website. After inserting an image, you can zoom in and out, format border lines, and apply effects.

Insert an image from your computer

  1. Place a cursor where you want to insert an image.
  2. Click Insert-Image or click the Image icon on the toolbar.
  3. Click the button to search a file under Computer on the Insert Image dialog box.
  4. Browse the image file, select it and then click Open in the dialog box.
  5. Click Insert on the Insert Image dialog box.

Insert an image from a website

  1. Place a cursor where you want to insert an image.
  2. Click Insert-Image or click the Image icon on the toolbar.
  3. Click the Web Address button on the Insert Image dialog box.
  4. Enter web address in the Web Address field or paste the address copied from a website.
  5. Click Insert on the Insert Image dialog box.

 

Symbol

You can easily insert various symbols and characters that are hard to insert with the keyboard.

To insert characters and symbols:
  1. Click Insert-Symbol.
  2. Select the type of symbols in the Symbol dialog box.
  3. Click a symbol you want to insert into the document.
  4. Click Insert.

 

Text Box

Text boxes are sued to enter titles or summaries to the body of the presentation slide. You can define the location and size of the text boxes, fill effects, border patterns, and colors.

To insert a text box:
  1. Click Insert-Text Box or the Text Box icon_textbox.png icon on the toolbox. 
    The pointer will change to indicate that it is currently in drawing mode (+).
  2. Click on the location where you wish to insert a text box, and then drag the mouse to create it.
    The text box will be drawn when you release the left-click button of the mouse and a cursor is placed in it.
  3. Type any word or phrase in the text box. 

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