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Activating the Drawing toolbar using the menu bar

1.       Click on the View menu.

2.       Click on the Toolbars submenu.

3.       Click on the Drawing option.

Creating a line or a simple shape

1.       Click on the line or shape button on the Drawing toolbar.

2.       Position the mouse pointer on the page at the figure's start.

3.       Click and hold the mouse pointer.

4.       Drag the mouse to extend the figure.

5.       Release the mouse button.

Changing the line width

1.       Click on the Select button (the arrow) on the Drawing toolbar.

2.       Click on the line or figure to be changed.

3.       Click on the Line Style button (three lines of different widths).

4.       Click on the desired line width.

Changing the line dash style

1.       Click on the Select button (the arrow) on the Drawing toolbar.

2.       Click on the line or figure to be changed.

3.       Click on the Dash Style button (three lines of different dashes).

4.       Click on the desired dash style.

Creating lines and arrows

1.      

Source

 
Click on line or arrow on the Drawing toolbar.

2.       Position the mouse pointer at the source.

3.      

Target

 
Click and hold the mouse pointer.

4.       Drag the mouse to the target.

5.       Release the mouse button.

Creating WordArt

1.       Click on the Drawing tool button on the Standard toolbar.

2.       Click on the Insert WordArt button.

3.       Click on the type of WordArt desired.

4.       Click on the OK button.

5.       Type the desired text.

6.       Click on the OK button.

Formatting WordArt

1.       Click on the Format WordArt button.

2.       Make the desired changes.

3.       Click on the OK button.

Rotating WordArt

1.       Click on the Free Rotate button.

2.       Click, hold and drag the corner of the WordArt to the desired position.

3.       Release the mouse button.

Shapes in WordArt

1.       Select the WordArt.

2.       Click on the WordArt Shape button.

3.       Click on the desired shape.

Creating AutoShapes

1.       Click on AutoShapes on the Drawing toolbar.

2.       Select from list or access More AutoShapes.

3.       Click on the Position the mouse pointer on the page at the figure's start.

4.       Click and hold the mouse pointer.

5.       Drag the mouse to extend the figure.

6.       Release the mouse button.

Creating a Shadowed or 3D Shape With an Existing Figure

1.       Click on the Select button (the arrow) on the Drawing toolbar.

2.       Click on the figure to be affected.

3.       Click on the Shadow or 3-D button on the drawing toolbar.

4.       Click on the desired Shadow or 3-D effect.

Copying a drawing object

1.       Click on the object.

2.       Click on the Copy button.

3.       Click on the Paste button.

Move a drawing object to a new position

1.       Position the mouse pointer over the object.

2.       Click and hold the mouse button.

3.       Drag the object to the new position.

4.       Release the mouse button.

Altering an object's size and shape

1.       Click on the Select button (the arrow) on the Drawing toolbar.

2.       Click in the figure to be affected.

3.       Position the mouse pointer over one of the eight control handles (the small hollow squares).

4.       Click and hold the mouse button.

5.       Drag the control handle to a new position.

6.       Release the mouse button.

Altering an object's position

1.       Click on the figure to select it.

2.       Position the mouse pointer over a visible part of the figure.

3.       Click and hold the mouse button.

4.       Drag the figure to the new position.

5.       Release the mouse button.

Coloring a Drawing Object

1.       Click on the Select button (the arrow) on the Drawing toolbar.

2.       Click on the figure to be affected.

3.       Click on the arrow to the right of the Fill tool button (the bucket pouring) on the Drawing toolbar.

4.       Click on the desired color.