Numbers - Creating Shapes

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Creating Shapes

Numbers provides a variety of predrawn shapes you can add to spreadsheets,
including circles, rectangles with square or rounded corners, stars, “speech bubbles,”
arrows, and more. You can also create your own custom shapes or alter the lines and
contours of a predrawn shape.

To learn how to

Go to

Add a simple predefined shape

“Adding a Predrawn Shape” on page 201

Draw your own shapes

“Adding a Custom Shape” on page 202

Modify a shape’s contours

“Editing Shapes” on page 203

Change a shape’s orientation, color, shadow,
and more

“Manipulating, Arranging, and Changing the Look
of Objects” on page 212