You can easily add a wide variety of shapes to your Microsoft Excel worksheets, including squares, circles, stars, arrows, smiley faces, lines, equation shapes, callouts, and more. To insert a shape into a Microsoft Excel worksheet:
- From the INSERT tab, in the Illustrations group, click Shapes:
- Select a shape by clicking on it:
- Your cursor will change to a plus sign:
- Click in your worksheet where you want to place the shape, drag your mouse until the shape is the size you want it to be, and then release your mouse.
Selecting a shape in Excel brings up the DRAWING TOOLS tab: