Create animated organizational charts with SmartArt graphics for PowerPoint 2007

  1. Click the Microsoft Office Button Office button image , and then click New.

  2. Search for Animated SmartArt graphics presentation slides.

  3. Choose the template titled "Animated SmartArt graphics presentation slides" and then click OK.

    Tip: You may want to use only a few of the slides from the template in your brand new presentation. To remove the other slides from your presentation, press and hold CTRL, click the slides that you don't want, and then press DELETE.

Add slides from this template to an existing presentation

You can add any of the slides from the animated hierarchy and process graphics template to an existing Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 presentation either by copying and pasting slides from the template into your presentation or by inserting the slides directly into your presentation.

Copy and paste these slides into your presentation

  1. In the pane that contains the Outline and Slides tabs, click the Slides tab.

  2. Select the slide or slides that you want to copy from this template by doing one of the following:

    • To select a single slide, click it.

    • To select multiple sequential slides, click the first slide, press and hold SHIFT, and then click the last slide that you want to select.

    • To select multiple nonsequential slides, press and hold CTRL, and then click each slide that you want to select.

  3. Right-click one of the selected slides, and then click Copy.

  4. In the destination presentation, on the Slides tab, right-click the slide that you want your copied slides to follow, and then click Paste.

    To keep the slide effect and background design of the copied slides, click the Paste Options button Button image , which appears near the pasted slides on the Outline or Slides tab in Normal view, or in the Slides pane, and then click Keep Source Formatting.

For more information on how to copy and paste slides, see the article Copy and paste your slides.

Insert these slides into your presentation

  1. Open the presentation that you want to add a slide to.

  2. In the pane that contains the Outline and Slides tabs, click Slides, and then click where you want to add a slide.

  3. On the Home tab, in the Slides group, click New Slide, and then click Reuse Slides.

  4. In the Reuse Slides pane, click Open a PowerPoint File.

  5. In the Browse dialog box, locate and select this template that you downloaded, named "Animated hierarchy and process graphics with SmartArt," and then click Open.

    Note: The default location on your computer to which this template is downloaded is C:\Users\[user name]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates. If you downloaded the template to a different location on your computer, open the template from there.

  6. In the Reuse Slides pane, do one of the following:

    Note: If you want the slide that you are adding to the destination presentation to maintain the formatting of the original template, select the Keep source formatting check box before you add the slide to the destination presentation.

    • To add a single slide, click the slide.

    • To add all of the slides, right-click any slide, and then click Insert All Slides.

For more information on how to reuse slides from other presentations, see the article Reuse (import) slides from another presentation.

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