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Convert SmartArt Graphic to Text in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac

Learn how to convert text within SmartArt graphics to bulleted text in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac. This feature can be helpful if you want to recover text in a SmartArt graphic.


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Product/Version: PowerPoint 2011 for Mac

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One of the best options to create new SmartArt is by converting your existing bulleted text to a SmartArt graphic. Sometimes though, you might want to do the reverse, that is converting a SmartArt into bulleted text.

Follow these steps to explore more, do note though that you will be left with just plain text rather than any shapes or visuals.

  1. Select your existing SmartArt graphic, as you can see in Figure 1, below. The SmartArt graphic variant that we are using (and have selected) is the Horizontal Picture List. Note that when you convert this SmartArt graphic to bulleted text, you will lose all the pictures contained within this graphic.
  2. Horizontal Picture List SmartArt with textc
    Figure 1: Horizontal Picture List SmartArt with text
  3. Select the SmartArt tab of the Ribbon as shown highlighted in red in Figure 1, above. Within this tab, locate the Reset group which is towards the extreme right, and within this group, click the Convert button, as shown highlighted in blue in Figure 1, to access the drop-down list that you can see in Figure 2, below. In this drop-down list, select the Convert to Text option (refer to Figure 2, again).
  4. Convert to Text option selected
    Figure 2: Convert to Text option selected
  5. This action will convert the selected SmartArt graphic into a bulleted list, as shown in Figure 3, below.
  6. SmartArt graphic converted into a bulleted list
    Figure 3: SmartArt graphic converted into a bulleted list
Warning: Do note that all existing shapes and pictures in your SmartArt will be lost when it is converted to text, so if you are not sure, you can create a copy of your slide with SmartArt graphic, and then do the conversion.

See Also:

SmartArt Basics: Convert SmartArt Graphic to Text (Glossary Page)

Convert SmartArt Graphic to Text in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
Convert SmartArt Graphic to Text in PowerPoint 2013 for Windows
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