Convert a SmartArt graphic to shapes

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PowerPoint

Excel

PowerPoint

When you convert a SmartArt graphic to shapes, any shape can be moved, resized, or deleted independently of the remaining shapes.

  1. Click the SmartArt graphic.

  2. On the SmartArt tab, under Reset, click Convert, and then click Convert to Shapes.

    PowerPoint SmartArt tab, Reset group

See also

Convert text to a SmartArt graphic and vice versa

Add or edit a SmartArt graphic

Format a SmartArt graphic

Excel

When you convert a SmartArt graphic to shapes, any shape can be moved, resized, or deleted independently of the remaining shapes.

  1. Click the SmartArt graphic.

  2. On the SmartArt tab, under Reset, click Convert to Shapes.

    Excel SmartArt tab, Reset group

See also

Add or edit a SmartArt graphic

Format a SmartArt graphic

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