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Convert Bulleted Text to SmartArt in PowerPoint 2007 for Windows

Learn how you can convert bulleted text to a SmartArt graphic in PowerPoint 2007 for Windows. This task is accomplished with a mere click or two.


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Product/Version: PowerPoint 2007 for Windows

OS: Microsoft Windows XP and higher



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In a previous tutorial, we showed you how you can insert SmartArt graphics in PowerPoint 2007. However, that approach works only when you are creating new slides. Many times, you may already have slides that contain bulleted text. This tutorial shows how you can convert such bulleted text to a SmartArt graphic in a jiffy within PowerPoint 2007.

Follow these steps to convert existing bulleted text on a slide to a SmartArt graphic in PowerPoint 2007 for Windows:

  1. Access a slide with some bulleted text in PowerPoint 2007 for Windows. Select the text, as shown in Figure 1, below.
  2. Bulleted text slide
    Figure 1: Bulleted text slide
  3. With the bulleted text selected, carefully right-click to summon the contextual menu, as shown in Figure 2, below. From the menu, choose the Convert to SmartArt option.
  4. Convert to SmartArt
    Figure 2: Convert to SmartArt
  5. Doing so opens the SmartArt gallery, as shown in Figure 2, above. Choose from any of the SmartArt graphic variants within this gallery. Alternatively, to see more SmartArt graphics choose the More SmartArt Graphics option located at the bottom of the SmartArt gallery, as shown in Figure 2, above.
  6. Doing so brings up the Choose a SmartArt Graphic dialog box that you can see in Figure 3, below.
  7. Choose a SmartArt graphic
    Figure 3: Choose a SmartArt graphic
  8. Select any of the SmartArt graphic variants you want to use, and click the OK button.
  9. Figure 4, shows the same bulleted text, as previously shown in Figure 1, above, converted to a matrix SmartArt graphic.
  10. Converted bulleted text
    Figure 4: Converted bulleted text
  11. Note that you also can view the Text Pane in Figure 4, above. To add or edit text within the SmartArt graphic, make changes within the Text Pane.
  12. Save your presentation.

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See Also:

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

Convert Bulleted Text to SmartArt in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
Convert Bulleted Text to SmartArt in PowerPoint 2013 for Windows
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Convert Bulleted Text to SmartArt in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

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