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Discussion in 'Software' started by breezer, 27 Apr 2005.

  1. breezer

    breezer

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    i wnat to do a "drawing" that has "blocks" and lines what " programme" does this?

    by blocks i mean for example

    diamonds circles etc connected by lines.

    so for the sake of argument.

    is the mains light on y/n
    so if the answer is yes you follow the line to the next block, this block then has say 2 more options (as does the NO answer)

    so by the time you have finised reading it / following the lines you solve your problem. (if you follow what i mean)
    I would search but i dont know what it would be called

    i suppose it can be done in word using "auto shapes" but i wonder is there a prog that is "dedicated" to doing it
     
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    Powerpoint 2000 <Autoshapes> <Flowchart>
    Powerpoint 2000 <Autoshapes> <Connectors>

    Right click flowchart symbol select <add text> to do just that.

    Loads of free trial stuff ....Link
    Excel 2k has connectors, but my Word 2k does not appear to have them.
    Rule :mad:
     
  3. Igorian

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    Most are free to download ... only trial tho' --- Rule ! nay ! catch22
    price $148 SmartDraw !! ...I have a freeby from an old pC mag cd --somewhere -- named 'emindmaps' sadly tis a non-freeby now ... not really flowchrt stuff... mind mapping, ideas etc.
    :D :D :D
     
  5. breezer

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    thankyou people :)
     
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    [​IMG]

    Powerpoint 5 mins saved as JPG... :D :D :D
     
  7. Space_Cowby

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    You can also use MS Word.

    Switch on the drawing tool bar and all the options are at bottom of screen.
     
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    thanks again :)
     
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    Where are the connectors in M$Word 2000 ? I do not have them, or a mention in the help, whereas both Excel and PPoint have, and help... My M$Word dwg tool bar is always on -- no connectors tho'.

    They are very useful once boxes are 'connected' they can be dragged around without 'breaking' the connector lines.
    :?: :?:
     
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    In Word 2002, they are under autoshapes on the drawing toolbar.
     
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    Not sure for 2k as i am using office for XP, in this version they are all in auto shapes as has alrady been mentioned.
     
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    For those of you with earlier versions, Please use this tool. :LOL:
     
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    [​IMG]

    How strange .. No connectors in my Word 2K !! :rolleyes:
     
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    http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HP051923591033.aspx
    Deffo not the above connectors in Word 2000 9.0.6926 SP-3. On Win98SE. Can snap lines to Flowchart objects, but if object is moved the 'line' disconnects. The arrow lines do not 'attach' to the flowchart objects in the manner of the connector lines.
    Very strange, because Excel and Powerpoint do have real connectors .. Maybe people have tried flowcharting with my version of Word found it inflexible and given up, whereas PP and Excel really work well ??
    ;)
     
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