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Getting Started
Welcome to SmartDraw!
What’s New In SmartDraw 5
SmartDraw Professional Features
Installing SmartDraw
Installing SmartDraw on a Network
Running SmartDraw
Getting Help
Emailing a Drawing
Drawings and Windows
Right Mouse Button Menus
The Program Toolbar
The Document Toolbar
Rulers and Grids
Symbol Library Windows
Changing the Page Size and Orientation
Page Margins
Storing Two or More Drawings in the Same Document
Default Settings
Exiting SmartDraw
The Basics of Flow Charting
The SmartDraw Quick Tutorial
SmartDraw Quick Tutorial: The Basics of SmartDraw in 12 Easy Lessons
Tutorial Lesson 1: Starting the Program
Tutorial Lesson 2: Basic Drawing
Tutorial Lesson 3: Selecting Objects
Tutorial Lesson 4: Using Lines
Tutorial Lesson 5: Adding Text to Your Drawings
Tutorial Lesson 6: Colors, Shading, Borders, Arrowheads
Tutorial Lesson 7: Automatic Connectors (the Easy Way to Draw Perfect Charts)
Tutorial Lesson 8: How to Line Things Up
Tutorial Lesson 9: Grouping and Un- Grouping Objects
Tutorial Lesson 10: Using the Libraries
Tutorial Lesson 11: Tables and Forms
Tutorial Lesson 12: The Professional Finish (Colors and Shadows)
Drawing with SmartDraw
Adding Objects
Sticky Tool Selection
Drawing Lines and Curves
Selecting Objects
Moving Objects
Sizing Objects
The Shape Properties Dialog
Shape Properties Dialog
The Position and Size Dialog
Rotating Objects
Flipping Objects
Deleting Objects
Duplicating Objects
The SmartDraw Explorer
The SmartDraw Explorer Panel
The Explorer Tree Control
Searching the Tree
Opening Libraries and Templates
Refreshing the Tree
Previews and on-demand installation
SmartDraw Collection Licenses
Changing the Appearance of a Drawing
Changing the Appearance of Shapes
Changing the Shape
Adjusting Shape Outlines
Redesigning Shape Outlines
Changing the Appearance of Lines
Arrowhead Dialog
Creating Your Own Arrowheads
Changing Line Shape
Changing the Background Color
Colors and Shadows
Overriding Shadows
Defining Your Own Styles
Overriding Styles
Adding Text
Entering Text in Shapes
Automatic Text Resizing
Text Entry Properties
Entering Background Text
Attaching Text to Lines
Dimensioning: Showing Line Length
Changing Fonts, Size and Style
Changing Text Using the Toolbar
Positioning Text Inside Shapes
Positioning Text Along Lines
Deleting Text
Inserting Symbols
Special Characters
Bulleted Text
Changing Text Color
Changing Text Shadows
Using Tables
What are Tables?
Adding Tables to a Drawing
Changing a Normal Shape into a Table
Changing a Table into a Normal Shape
Rows, Columns and Cells
Formatting Tables
Adding Table Formats of Your Own
Adding Text to Tables
Moving Around the Table
Selecting Cells
Applying Changes to Selected Cells
Selecting Cell Dividers
Moving Cell Dividers
Changing the Width and Height of Cells
Spacing Rows and Columns Evenly
Resizing the Table Object
Joining and Splitting Cells
Inserting Rows, Columns and Cells
Appending Rows and Columns
Deleting Rows, Columns and Cells
Deleting, Copying and Pasting Text
Changing the Appearance of a Table Object
Arranging Objects
Using Snaps
Aligning Objects
Making Objects the Same Size
Spacing Objects Evenly
Centering the Drawing on the Page
Changing the Front-to-Back Order
Linking Automatic Connectors to Each Other
Adjusting the Connector Spacing
Changing an Automatic Connector’s Appearance
Using Automatic Connectors in Flow Charts
Symbol Libraries
Document Toolbars
Opening a Symbol Library
Searching for Symbols
Changing the Settings for a Symbol
Adding New Symbols to a Library
Transferring Drawings between Libraries
Creating a New Library
The Library Builder Wizard
Adding Credits to a Library
Sharing Libraries on a Network
Creating Your Own Shapes
Joining Lines to Make a New Shape
Grouping and Ungrouping
Viewing and Printing
The SmartDraw Drawing Area
Changing the View
Setting the Ruler Scale
Page Setup
Print Preview
The Print Dialog
Keyboard Navigation
Selecting with the Tab Key
The Tab Order
Text Entry and the Tab Key
SmartDraw and Forms
Using SmartDraw with Other Programs
Copying and Pasting
Image Objects
Importing Images From Other Programs
Ungrouping Imported Images
Opening Files Created with Other Flowchart Programs
SmartDraw File Conversion Wizard
Exporting Drawings
Exporting to Bitmapped Files
Exporting Images to Web Pages
Hyperlinking to Files and Web Pages
Using Hyperlinks
Using SmartDraw with Microsoft Office
Transferring Drawings from SmartDraw to Office
Inserting a SmartDraw Object into Word
Transferring Objects from Office to SmartDraw
Microsoft Office Companion
Adding Objects with Paste and Paste Special
Inserting Objects
Editing OLE Objects
Managing Links
The Check-Spelling Dialog
Selecting a Spelling Language
The Dictionary Dialog
Spelling Options
Find and Replace
Customizing SmartDraw
New Drawing Buttons
Creating SmartDraw Templates
Designing Templates
Adding an Advisor
Skipping the New Drawing Dialog
The Options Dialog
Changing the Program Toolbar
Defining Your Own Menu Colors
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