Add a shape or symbol

You can quickly add a shape, such as a circle or an arrow, from the Insert tab in Publisher.

  1. On the Insert tab, click Shapes.

  2. Scroll through the menu of choices, including basic shapes, lines, block arrows, flowcharts, callouts, and stars and banners.

  3. Click in your publication where you want the shape to appear, and then click any image handle and drag until you have the size and proportions that you want.

Tip: When you click the shape in your publication, the Format tab appears. You can use the options on this tab to further customize aspects of your shape, including fill, outline, effects, arrangement in relation to other objects, rotation, and exact size measurements.

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