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Creating a Flowchart

To create a flowchart:

  1. Select a tool from the Flowchart toolbar on the Drawing bar.

  2. Drag a shape in your slide.

  3. To add more shapes, repeat the last steps.

  4. Open the Connectors toolbar on the Drawing bar, and select a connector line.

  5. Move the pointer over the edge of a shape so that the connection sites appear.

  6. Click a connection site, drag to a connection site on another shape, and then release.

  7. To add more connectors, repeat the last steps.

You now have the basic outline for your flowchart.

To add text to the shapes on your flowchart

Do one of the following:

  • Double-click the shape, and type or paste your text.
  • Click the Text icon on the Drawing bar, and drag a text object over the shape. Type or paste your text into the text object.

To add a colour fill to a shape:

  1. Select the shape, and choose Format - Area.

  2. Select Colour, and then choose a colour from the list.

To add some hot spots that call other slides:

Assign interactions to some objects on your slide.

  1. Select the object, then choose Slide Show - Interaction.

  2. Select an interaction in the dialogue box. For example, select to go to the next slide when the user clicks the object.