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Adding Pictures to a SmartArt Graphic

With SmartArt graphic layouts, you can insert pictures in the SmartArt shapes. In addition to the pictures, you can also add descriptive text using the Text pane or shape itself. The process is very simple. Insert a SmartArt picture layout, insert pictures, and then add descriptive text. If you already have pictures in your document, you can convert them to a SmartArt graphic.

Add a SmartArt Graphic to a Picture

  • yellow-circle-01.jpg Use either of the following to add pictures to a SmartArt graphic:

    • Create New. Click the Insert tab, click the SmartArt button, click Picture, click a layout, and then click OK.
    • Convert Picture. Select a picture, click the Format tab under Picture Tools, click the Picture Layout button, and then select a layout.
  • yellow-circle-02.jpg To add a shape, click the Design tab under SmartArt Tools, click the Add Shape button arrow, and then select the type of shape you want to add.
  • yellow-circle-03.jpg To add a picture, double-click a graphic placeholder, select a picture file, and then click Insert.
  • yellow-circle-04.jpg Label the shapes by doing one of the following:

    • Type text in the [Text] box.
    • Click a shape, and then type text directly into the shape.
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