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Modifying an Organizational Chart

How to create an organizational chart in Microsoft Word 2007 see Using the Organizational Chart Tool. This tip is about how to change or modify an organizational chart in Word.

Adding shapes into an Organizational Chart

How to create an organizational chart in Microsoft Word 2007 see Using the Organizational Chart Tool. This tip is how to add a new shape an organizational chart in Word.

Hiding Pictures

Including a large number of in-line pictures in your documents slows down Word's performance. You can improve performance by replacing actual pictures with picture placeholders.

Using the Organizational Chart Tool

In most cases, it is recommended to use Visio to create diagrams, but in some simple cases, such as company organizational charts, you can successfully use the built-in Word tools.

Adding captions with AutoCaption

Use the AutoCaption feature if you want to add captions to all items of a particular type automatically.

How to create a flowchart in Word

If you need to draw a diagram, such as a flowchart, in the most of cases you need neither Visio, nor PowerPoint, use Word to draw with AutoShapes.

Snap an object to the Grid or to a Shape

By default, Word makes objects snap (jump) to an underlying grid laid across the document. If you drag an object, such as a shape, you'll notice that it moves in little jerks rather than smoothly. This is because of the grid - but because the grid is normally invisible, it's not obvious.

Add Charts to the Document

Word borrows Excel's charting capabilities, which gives you plenty of power to create attractive and convincing charts.

Adjusting Picture Characteristics

There are few ways to modify picture settings.

Adding Callouts to Objects

A callout is a type of text box that also includes a line for pointing to any location on the document. A callout is helpful when you need to identify and to explain parts of a picture.