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Diagrams, organizational charts, flowcharts, even floor plans — they’re all types of business graphics. Only one tool does ’em all: SmartDraw. SmartDraw For Dummies shows you how this business graphics software helps you make boring presentations exciting and how to create graphics that can help you sell, manage, inform, motivate, and more.
You’ll learn how to set up the program, navigate its somewhat unique interface, and work with SmartDraw’s thousands of templates. You don’t need artistic talent, just this handy guide and the extended, fully functional trial version of SmartDraw that’s on the bonus CD!
You’ll also find graphics guidelines to help you create more effective charts and presentations, plus tips on using color and images to your advantage. Written by a Microsoft PowerPoint MVP and a SmartDraw vice president, SmartDraw For Dummies helps you banish boring charts forever!
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SmartDraw's the antidote for boring business graphics — learn how to use it now!
Diagrams, organizational charts, flowcharts, even floor plans are all types of business graphics, and only one tool does 'em all — SmartDraw. Learn how to use it to create graphics that can help you sell, manage, inform, motivate, and more. You don't need artistic talent, just this handy guide and SmartDraw. (There's a trial version on the CD!)
Add some spice — dress up your graphics with color, effects, and themes
Get down to business — use SmartDraw templates to create org charts, flowcharts, mind maps, Live Maps, and more
Enhance Office files — learn to integrate your graphics into Microsoft Office applications and animate them for cool PowerPoint presentations
Take it online — convert SmartDraw diagrams for Web pages
Open the book and find:
How to create a Live Map using Google
Different kinds of business graphics
How to turn SmartDraw shapes into a unique drawing
Why layers are necessary to create a good floor plan
What a mind map is and how to use one
How to use SmartDraw graphics in Word and PowerPoint®
Guidelines to help you create effective graphics
Bonus CD Includes
Fully functional, 30-day trial version of SmartDraw
Reference materials, including the Encyclopedia of Business Graphics PDF
Working Smarter PDFs to help you get more value out of SmartDraw
See the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.About the Author:
Daniel Hoffmann is a software industry veteran and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in the design, development, and marketing of innovative and industry leading products. He currently serves as the Vice President of Marketing at SmartDraw.com. Prior to SmartDraw, Dan held various positions at Microsoft (including original member of the PowerPoint for Windows and Word for Windows 95 teams), HP, and was CEO of Namezero.com. He is also the holder of several patents in software and Internet technology.
Doug Lowe has been writing computer books since 1981, including nearly 40 For Dummies books, among them PowerPoint 2007 For Dummies and Word 2007 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies. He lives in sunny Fresno, California, where the motto is “Fres-YES!,” (unfortunately, that’s true) with his wife, the youngest of his three daughters, and a couple of dogs (a goofylooking six-month-old Shar-Pei/Black Lab mix named Lucy and a yellow lab named Odie). He’s one of those obsessive-compulsive decorating nuts who creates computer-controlled Halloween decorations that rival Disney’s Haunted Mansion.
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