A flowchart is a diagram used to represent the workflow of any process in the boxes pointing to each other. Flowcharts are generally used in programming world, processes etc. It can be used by anyone to keep their work on the track. In Word, users can easily make their flowcharts. One of the biggest features of Microsoft Word is that it has almost all types of features which can be used to create any kind of documents. If you want to create and print your custom designed flowchart, then Word will be the best thing you can choose to do this work. It’s easy and totally flexible doing this using MS Word. There are many things you can insert into the flowchart using the MS Word like the pictures, objects, shapes etc. The best thing is that users can give different look to flowcharts in MS Word. In this article, we’ll be showing you how to make a flowchart in Word document.
If you just want to create a flowchart without visual effects, then it’ll be less time-consuming work using the Word. But, users who want to create the beautiful and want to give good look to the flowchart for presentation purpose can use the Word visual tools. In this article, we’ll be showing you the basics of creating a flow chart. We’ll be inserting a simple flowchart into the document and will try different visual effects to make it more attractive.
How To Make A Flowchart In Word Document
- First, open the MS Word and create a new document.
- Now, click on the Insert tab and choose Smart Objects option. We’ll be inserting some smart objects which can be used to create the flowchart in the Word.
- Choose Process tab from the dialogue box appeared and select the shape you want to use.
- Drag and draw the shape in MS Word document.
- Now, edit the text according to your needs.
- Change the text style, size etc.
- Insert images you want to use in the flowchart.
- Press Ctrl+S to save the flowchart which you’ve created. You can now print it or send it as per needs.
This is the process to make a flowchart in Word but it looks very simple but useful. This can be used for many purposes but what if you want to give a different look at your flowchart. MS Word offers you a list of visual effects which can be applied to the smart objects. Consider if you’re giving a presentation then it’s obvious that you want to make it better. You can’t just use the simply designed flow charts as it’s less catchy to eyes. So, you should really give your intentions to designing the flowchart objects. In Word, there are many features to do this. We’ll be giving you a small demonstration about this below in this article.
Customizing The Visual Looks Of Flowcharts In Word
- Open a new word document and insert a Smart Object.
- Once you’ve inserted the smart object, double-click on it to get all the features which can be used to visualize the flowchart.
- To change the design and effect of the object, click on Smart Styles and choose the style you want to use.
- Now, users can also colorize the object, click to expand the colors options available for the object and choose as per needs.
- To change the cycle of the flowchart click on the right to the left option on the toolbar menu.
- Click on Text Pane to add text pane to the flowchart.
- Now, to add the bullet, click on the bullet option.
- If the default shapes are less for you, means in the demonstration purpose screenshots, we currently have three parts of the object. To add more, click on Add Shapes and a new blank shape will be added to your existing object.
- To highlight a shape in the object from all the shapes, click on that shape and choose, Move Up option from the tools menu.
Using this way you can make a beautiful flowchart in Word. There are many tools you can use to give a unique look to your flowchart. We’ve tried to give you a small demonstration here.
We now hope that you now know how to make a flowchart in Word. Microsoft Word can also be used to make flyers and graphs. It’s a simple and quick process. But, if you’re still having problems then comment down below. We’ll try to help you out by replying with a working solution to your problem.