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Getting Started
Welcome to SmartDraw!
Installing SmartDraw
Installing SmartDraw on a Network
The Document Browser
Getting Help
Creating a New Document
Closing and Saving Documents
Documents and Windows
Right Mouse Button Menus
The Main Toolbar
The SmartPanel
The SmartDraw Button
The Home Tab
The Design Tab
The Insert Tab
The Page Tab
The Table Tab
The Chart Tab
The Picture Tab
The PowerPoint Tab
The Help Tab
The Work Area Toolbar
One-Click Common Control Buttons
Rulers and Grids
Undo and Redo
Storing Two or More Drawings in the Same Document
Tool Default Settings
Exiting SmartDraw
The Left Panel
Searching the Symbol Libraries
Opening Symbol Libraries
Explorer Favorites
Symbol Explorer Right Mouse Button Menus
Refreshing the Symbol Explorer Tree
Library Previews and On-Demand Installation
Licensed and Unlicensed Content
Drawing with SmartDraw
Selecting a SmartTemplate
Searching for SmartTemplates
SmartTemplate Favorites
SmartTemplate Previews and On-Demand Installation
Adding Objects to Your Drawing
Drawing Lines
Changing the Shape of a Line
Line Hops
Selecting Objects
Selecting Multiple Objects
Selecting with the Tab Key
Moving Objects
Re-Sizing Objects
The Shape Properties Dialog
The Position and Size Dialog
Rotating Objects
Changing the Appearance of Shapes
Changing the Appearance of Shape Borders
Changing Texture Properties
Change Shape
Adjusting Shapes
Editing Shape Outlines
Changing the Appearance of Lines
Custom Arrowheads
Dimensioning: Showing Line Length
Changing the Background
Using the Format Painter
Design Effects
See also Overriding Themes for Specific Objects
Overriding Themes for Specific Objects
Working with Text
Creating Text
Aligning Text
Automatic Text Resizing
Text Entry Properties
Entering Background Text
Text Entry and the Tab Key
Attaching Text to Lines
Changing Text Fonts, Size and Style
Changing Text Color
The Global Default Font
Object Shrinking Due to Deleting Text
Inserting Text Symbols
Special Characters
Bulleted Text
Real-Time Spelling Correction
The Check-Spelling Dialog
Selecting a Spelling Language
The Spelling Dictionaries
Find and Replace
Using Tables
What are Tables?
Adding Tables to a Drawing
Converting a Shape to a Table
Converting a Table to Text
Table Rows, Columns and Cells
Formatting Tables
Adding Table Formats of Your Own
Adding Text to Tables
Moving Around in the Table
Selecting Table Cells
Changing the Appearance of Table Cells
Selecting Table Grid Lines
Moving Table Grid Lines
Spacing Table Rows and Columns Evenly
Resizing the Table Object
Joining and Splitting Table Cells
Inserting Table Rows, Columns and Cells
Deleting Table Rows and Columns
Deleting, Copying and Pasting Text in Tables
Changing the Appearance of a Table
Line-Linking In Tables
Shape-Linking in Tables
AutoFill in Tables
Adding Photos (or Other Images) to Tables
Arranging Objects
Using Grid Snaps to Align Objects
Aligning Objects
Making Objects the Same Size
Spacing Objects Evenly
Centering the Drawing in the Work Area
Changing the Front-to-Back Order
The Tab Order
Locking Objects
Grouping and Ungrouping Objects
Using Layers
Defining Layers
The Layer Tabs
The Active Layer
Moving Objects Between Layers
Changing the Order of Objects Within a Layer
Linking Lines and Shapes
Linking a Line to a Shape
Shape Connection Points
Linking Shapes to Lines
Linking Shapes to Each Other
Linking Shapes to Shape Borders
Linking Lines to Each Other
Joining Lines to Each Other
Automatic Connector Lines
Using Automatic Connector Lines
Using Automatic Connectors
Linking Automatic Connectors to Each Other
Locking an Automatic Connector
Importing Org Charts from Data Files
Exporting Org Charts to Data Files
Symbol Libraries
Symbol Library Windows
Automatic vs. Metafile Symbols
Changing the Settings for a Symbol
Adding New Symbols to a Library
Transferring Symbols between Libraries
Creating a New Symbol Library
The Library Builder Wizard
Sharing Libraries on a Network
Drawing Freeform Shapes and
Drawing Freeform Lines and Shapes
See The Polygon Line Tool
The Polygon Line Tool
The Freehand Line Tool
Joining Freeform Lines to Each Other
Creating Closed Freeform Shapes
Flexible Reshaping of Freeform Shapes
Editing the Outline of Shapes
Shortcuts for Editing Shape Outlines
Viewing and Printing
The Drawing Area
See Portrait vs. Landscape Pages
See Setting the Page Margins
Portrait vs. Landscape Pages
Setting the Page Margins
Changing the View (Zoom)
Setting the Ruler Scale
Changing the Ruler Scale
Printing Large Diagrams and Posters
Page Setup
Print Preview
The Print Dialog
E-mailing a Drawing
Publishing To The Web
Exporting to HTML Files
Exporting to a Bitmap File
See The Export Bitmap Dialog
The Export Bitmap Dialog
Hyperlinking to Files and Web Pages
Using Hyperlinks
Inserting Drawings into to Microsoft Word
See also Understanding OLE (Object Linking and Embedding)
Understanding OLE (Object Linking and Embedding)
Inserting Drawings Into PowerPoint, Excel, and Other
See also Editing OLE Objects that have been Inserted into SmartDraw
Editing OLE Objects that have been Inserted into
Adding Office Objects to SmartDraw with Paste and
Managing OLE Object Links
Inserting Objects into SmartDraw with the Insert
Inserting Pictures into Drawings
How Cut, Copy, and Paste Work in SmartDraw
See also Properties of Imported Image Objects
Properties of Imported Image Objects
File Formats that can be Imported
Ungrouping Imported Images
Opening Files Created with Other Flowchart Programs
The File Conversion Wizard
Exporting Drawings
Tablet PC
Tablet PC and the Main Toolbar
Normal Drawing with the Stylus
Annotations with the Stylus
General Notes About Text Editing with the Stylus
Adding Text by Writing with the Stylus
Adding Text Using the On-screen Keyboard
Adding Text Using Speech Recognition
Customizing SmartDraw
Creating Custom SmartTemplates
Designing SmartTemplates
Defining Your Own Menu Colors
Defining Your Own Gradient Fills
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SmartDraw 2009 User Guide

SmartDraw 2009 User Guide

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