Microsoft Excel 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 Tips
The Excel Addict - Help with Excel 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003
June 3, 2015
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As you may already know, I publish this newsletter every week, maintain my website and answer a lot of questions from Excel Addict members, all in my 'spare' time. Yes, I do have a full-time day job as well, so every week it's a challenge for me to find the time to write and publish my newsletter.

Over the next two months I will be updating my website, something I have been wanting to do for years. This is going to take up a significant amount of my time but I definitely don't want you to miss out on these valuable tips completely. So, what I have decided to do for the next while is to continue publishing my newsletter weekly, but in order to free up some time, I will be scaling back to just one tip each week. I hope that will be enough to keep you learning and loving Excel until I get my new and improved website up and running.

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Hi fellow Excel Addict,

Francis Hayes (The Excel Addict) - I want to help you EXCEL !!Thanks for joining me this week. I'll keep my message brief as I am trying to free up as much time as possible to work on my website project.

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Microsoft Excel Tip #1
Easily Convert An AutoShape to a Different Shape

If you want to convert an existing AutoShape (Insert, Shapes) such as a rectangle to a different shape, such as an arrow, here's an easy way to do it without having to start from scratch and recreate all of the formatting.

1) Select the AutoShape you wish to convert;
2) On the Drawing Tools...Format tab, point to Edit Shape... (in the Insert Shapes group);
3) Point to Change Shape and the select another type of shape.

The shape is changed instantly right before your eyes, with all of the same formatting and properties preserved.

Convert Shape Of Autoshape in Microsoft Excel 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 365

You may be wondering how other people use AutoShapes in Excel, take a look here...
Autoshape Art By Horiuchi in Microsoft Excel 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 365
Please Note: There is a link on the above website to download a sample workbook containing the AutoShapes picture. I downloaded it and it locked up my Excel program. So you've been forewarned.

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