Basics About Shapes: Insert Shapes in PowerPoint

Created: Monday, April 30, 2012, posted by Geetesh at 8:11 am

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Shapes are the building blocks of whatever you create in PowerPoint. In fact, even a text box that you add to your slide is essentially a shape with a No Fill attribute. Once you get proficient with shapes, you can do so much more. For example, you can combine multiple shapes to create fancier shapes. However, you need to start with the very basics, and there’s so much to learn even at this foundation level. The first task you need to do is to insert a shape. Fortunately, PowerPoint makes it easy to do this task.

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

Insert Shapes in PowerPoint 2016

Insert Shapes in PowerPoint 2013

Insert Shapes in PowerPoint 2010

Insert Shapes in PowerPoint 2007

Insert AutoShapes in PowerPoint 2003 and 2002

Apple Mac

Insert Shapes in PowerPoint 2016

Insert Shapes in PowerPoint 2011

PowerPoint Online

Insert Shapes in PowerPoint Online

Insert Shapes in PowerPoint

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