Drawing an oval or circle

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Drawing an oval or circle

Drawing an oval or circle

Use the Oval tool to draw ovals and circles.

To draw an oval or a circle:

1.On the Formatting toolbar, click the Change Draw Tool button btn_changedrawtool, then select Oval.

The mouse pointer turns into a crosshair.

2.Position the crosshair in the approximate location where you want one side of the oval.

3.To draw an oval, drag the shape until it's the size you want, then release the mouse button.


To draw a circle, hold down the Shift key, drag the circle, release the mouse button, then release the Shift key.

As you drag, the circle becomes proportionally larger.

4.To turn the Oval tool off, click the Draw button btn_draw_oval on the Formatting toolbar.