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Advanced Shape Techniques: Change One Shape to Another in PowerPoint

Once you place a Shape on a PowerPoint slide, you may format it by changing its fill or outline — or you may add animation to it. Later if you realize that you used a wrong form — maybe you used a Star in place of a Triangle, you may be tempted to delete the original Shape altogether and start from scratch by adding a new one, and change its fill and add animation to it.

To learn more, choose your version of PowerPoint. If we do not have a tutorial for your version of PowerPoint, explore the version closest to the one you use.

Microsoft Windows

Change One Shape to Another in PowerPoint 2016

Change One Shape to Another in PowerPoint 2013

Change One Shape to Another in PowerPoint 2010

Change One Shape to Another in PowerPoint 2002 and 2003

Apple Mac

Change One Shape to Another in PowerPoint 2011

Tutorial Code: 06 02 01
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