Pyramid type SmartArt graphic descriptions

Layout name

Description

Picture

Basic Pyramid

Use to show proportional, interconnected, or hierarchical relationships with the largest component on the bottom and narrowing up. Level 1 text appears in the pyramid segments and Level 2 text appears in shapes alongside each segment.

Basic Pyramid SmartArt graphic layout

Inverted Pyramid

Use to show proportional, or interconnected, or hierarchical relationships with the largest component on the top and narrowing down. Level 1 text appears in the pyramid segments and Level 2 text appears in shapes alongside each segment.

Inverted Pyramid SmartArt graphic layout

Pyramid List

Use to show proportional, interconnected, or hierarchical relationships. Text appears in the rectangular shapes on top of the pyramid background.

Pyramid List SmartArt graphic layout

Segmented Pyramid

Use to show containment, proportional, or interconnected relationships. The first nine lines of Level 1 text appear in the triangular shapes. Unused text does not appear, but remains available if you switch layouts. Works best with Level 1 text only.

Segmented Pyramid SmartArt graphic layout

Applies To: Excel 2013, Outlook 2013, Word 2013, PowerPoint 2013



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