Insert Shapes

PPT Productivity PowerPoint add-in has 180+ time saving features. The 'Insert Shapes' features include Chevrons, Harvey Balls, Miniature slides and single click access to commonly used shapes.

Most of the Insert Shapes features can be found on the Format Toolbar for Power Tools users. Some of these features are available from the PPT Productivity Ribbon for Plus Tools and Basic Tools users. The Format Toolbar can be redocked to the top, bottom or either side of your screen. You can resize the Toolbar and easily toggle to show or hide features or feature groups.

PPT Productivity's features let you spend less time formatting so you can focus on the story.

Hand Drawn Circles

Easily add Hand Drawn Circle shapes to your PowerPoint slide. PPT Productivity's circle shape mimics a hand drawn annotation on a slide e.g. to add focus or circle text to suggest a concern or necessary correction. The circle can be added in red, orange, yellow, or green or update to custom colors.

This feature makes it easy to add a hand drawn circle shape to your slide. The shape is an open circle or oval - appearance is a freehand loop so that it looks like you have circled text in PowerPoint (or an image or shape - the hand drawn circle shape can be used on anything!).

The Hand Drawn Circle feature button by default shows the last color circle used, but on click you will see a drop down option with all colors.

Once added to the slide it behaves like a normal shape - you can distend, recolor, enlarge or shrink the hand drawn circles. This feature was enhanced in July 2022 enabling you to customize the colors of hand drawn circles. Simply go to Settings > Colors on the PPT Productivity Ribbon. You can select your preferred colors for the hand drawn circle options.

Productivity Tip

If you're looking for more PowerPoint hand drawn shapes, also check out the Hand Drawn Graphics library which you can access via the Slide Library. All PPT Productivity Downloadable Libraries are available for download for any Power Tools users (including those on the free trial version).


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