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In the Format AutoShape dialog box, in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint, you cannot display the Format Callout dialog box that is available in Microsoft Word.
The Format Callout command button is available only on the Text Box tab of the Format AutoShape dialog box in Microsoft Word.
To change the format of a callout in Microsoft Excel or Microsoft PowerPoint, follow these steps:
In Microsoft Word, the Format Callout dialog box is also unavailable (dimmed) for callouts that are based on the first row of sample callouts.
The first row of sample callouts includes the following callout types:
Rounded Rectangular Callout
For more information about AutoShapes, click the Index tab in Microsoft Excel Help, type the following text
autoshapesand then double-click the selected text to go to the "Change the AutoShape type" topic.
Article ID: 159253 - Last Review: October 4, 2013 - Revision: 1.1