Using the Organizational Chart Tool
Choose Insert -> Picture -> Organization Chart to insert a drawing canvas in your document with a very simple 2-level organizational chart inside it.
Word will also open the Organization Chart toolbar:
- To add text to a box: Click in the box and type the test.
- To edit text in a box: Click inside the box and edit as normal.
- To add a subordinate: Click on a box and click the Insert Shape button once; a box is added on the lower level.
- To add an assistant: Click on a box and then click the Insert Shape
button's triangle to open the menu, and select Assistant:
- To add a coworker: Click on a box and then click the Insert Shape button's triangle to open the menu, and select Coworker. A box is added at the same level.
- To delete a box: Click the box and press Del.
- To change the chart layout: Select a layout from the Layout button:
- To change the format (the colors, line styles, and so on): Click the
and select from the AutoFormat dialog box:
- To change the object's wrapping style: Click the Text Wrapping button
and select from the menu:
- To change connecting-line colors: Choose Select -> All Connecting Lines from the toolbar; then choose Format -> AutoShape from Word's menu bar and pick a color.
- To change fill colors: Select the boxes you want to modify; then choose Format -> AutoShape.
- To select multiple lines and boxes: Use the Select menu on the toolbar;
you may have to click on a box first.
Before you change a layout, we recommend you to save the document. The Undo might not work properly here; so if you don't like the results of your changes, you can close the file and reopen to get back to the previous layout.