How to insert a SmartArt graphics and add text to it in Excel

  1. Click on “Excel”, select a workbook to edit
  2. Click the “Insert” tab
  3. Go to the “Illustrations” group
  4. Click “SmartArt”
  5. In the “Choose a SmartArt Graphic” box, click the “type” that you want
  6. In the “Choose a SmartArt Graphic” box, click the “layout” that you want
  7. Click “OK”
  8. Click “Arrow Control” on the left side of the SmartArt graphic, if text pane is not visible
  9. Click [Text] in the Text pane and then type your text   
  10. Repeat the same for all text panes
  11. You have successfully inserted a SmartArt graphic and added text to it