Would you like to make custom PowerPoint shapes? In such a case you will need to learn how to combine individual types of shapes using PowerPoint program. PowerPoint program has a special menu called “Merge Shapes”. There are many different options available in this menu. The following options are Intersect, Combine, Union, Fragment and Subtract. All these available operations can help you add unlimited opportunities for customizing and designing PowerPoint presentations.
If you know how to combine at least basic PowerPoint shapes, you will be able to make more complex custom shapes. Also you should try to use the feature for shape grouping in order to merge different kinds of shapes.
The tool “Combine Shape”
Now let’s have a look at a great tool available in PowerPoint which is “Combine Shape”. Have you ever heard about it? Using this tool you will be able to merge various shapes and create complex graphics directly from the scratch. This method has many benefits but the most important one is that you can easily make vector shapes and edit them directly inside PowerPoint program.
The procedure looks like this:
• Start with inserting a basic shape into your PowerPoint slide.
• Make a complex shape using the tool “Merge Shapes”.
• Finally your newly created shape can be formatted with various custom color/shadow combinations and even 3D effects.