PowerPoint SmartArt Graphics

Posted on 2011-10-03
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I am trying to outline the way an application is to be developed, but I've run into a minor snag. I'm using SmartArt in PowerPoint 2007 to lay this out. I just realized that using a Hierarchy I'm not able to 'reconnect' the branches after they have been divided...or maybe it can and I just don't know how.

Can anyone help me by offering a way to accomplish what I'm trying? I'm wanting to give the 'layers' and have them automatically moved based on their position. I don't want to have to go in and manually draw lines connecting them, as things can break later if pages are moved around.

From what I can tell, this same SmartArt process would be used if I was using Excel, so I'm adding Excel to the keywords just in case anyone familiar there can help!!

Question by:Magnolia0913
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    I don't think there's any way to adapt Smart Art in the way you describe.

    You might be able to draw the diagram yourself using rectangles and connectors.

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    There has only been one response to this question stating it can not be done. Closing.

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    Solution stated it cannot be done.

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