Merge Shapes: Shape Fragment Command in PowerPoint

Created: Friday, February 17, 2017, posted by Geetesh at 12:04 pm

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The newest versions of PowerPoint provide five options within the Merge Shapes gallery. While four of the five options either remove or retain something, the fifth option known as Fragment finds common ground by keeping everything. Yes, it discards nothing at all. In fact, it “fragments” each possible division caused by overlapping shapes and turns them into many small shapes.

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

Shape Fragment Command in PowerPoint 2016

Shape Fragment Command in PowerPoint 2013

Apple Mac

Shape Fragment Command in PowerPoint 2016

Shape Fragment Command in PowerPoint


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