Select a solution
Add a shape fill or effect
Change the look of a shape by changing its interior or outline, or by adding effects like shadows, reflections or bevels.
Add alternative text to a picture, shape, chart, table, or SmartArt graphic
Create alternative text that appears when the pointer is moved over a picture, chart, or SmartArt graphic in most browsers or used by accessibility screen readers.
When should I use a SmartArt graphic and when should I use a chart?
This article provides specific examples of when to use a chart and when to use a SmartArt graphic in Office to help you decide which is best for your information.
Select a shape or other object
Article covering selecting shapes, pictures, charts, and other objects inside and outside the updated Selection Pane. Also covers enhancements to the Selection Pane (can re-order objects via mouse dra...
Change the color of a shape, shape border, or entire SmartArt graphic
In Office, you can change the color of specific shapes, shape borders, or colors for the entire SmartArt graphic.