How to Make a Flow Chart in Powerpoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is a simple-to-use presentation program that makes it easy to create many different kinds of charts, graphs and other graphics for easy viewing. PowerPoint 2007 has a set of tools that make creating a flowchart for a presentation a matter of point and click.

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Sketch out the flow chart on a piece of paper.

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Open a new PowerPoint file.

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Select "Insert>Shapes" and then select the shape to insert from the options presented under the "Flowchart" option. Flowcharts start with a rectangular "Process" box. To view the names of the shapes, hover the mouse over each one.

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Select the flowchart box and enter the text.

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Select "Insert>Shapes" and then select the next box, The second box is usually a diamond shaped "Decision" box. Enter the text in the box.

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Select "Insert>Shapes" and choose a straight line. Place the line between the two boxes.

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Repeat the process until the chart is completed.

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Save the file.