SmartDraw 7.5 Update announced the release of SmartDraw 7.5, a free update for current customers. SmartDraw 7.5 includes a new sales and marketing template category, new and enhanced org chart, flowchart, and floor plan templates, metric symbols and templates in floor plans, improved PowerPoint integration, improved table functionality, and much more.

With SmartDraw 7.5, users gain access to dozens of new flowchart templates for easy customization, including cause and effect templates (otherwise known as “Fishbone Diagrams”) In addition, in response to popular user-demand, the 7.5 build includes a new selection of metric symbols and templates found the Floor Plan section of the product.

Additionally, users creating presentation graphics will enjoy improved PowerPoint integration. With the previous update (7.4), a new one-click button was introduced to ensure quick and easy transfer of SmartDraw graphics into PowerPoint. With this latest update, imported SmartDraw graphics are given transparent backgrounds, which seamlessly integrates them into a given presentation.

SmartDraw also now offers users a new sales and marketing template category, packed with dozens of professionally created charts and diagrams. Business professionals will now enjoy more fluid access to templates for sales charts, sales maps, marketing diagrams, product life-cycle charts, PERT charts, feature-comparison charts, quality and decision matrices, and much more.

SmartDraw helps users create professional flowcharts, org charts, Gantt charts, mechanical and software diagrams, floor plans, calendars — and virtually any other drawing or diagram — in just a few minutes. By accessing more than 63, 000 symbols and dragging and dropping them onto more than 1, 200 templates, even first-timers can enjoy eye-catching, effective, and expert results. And SmartDraw’s specialized wizards walk users through selecting a template, editing text and fields, adding more graphics and color, printing, and even adding photos.

SmartDraw works hand-in-hand with Microsoft Office and many other programs and products people use every day. The major commands and functions within programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint also work in virtually the same way in SmartDraw: copy and paste, drag and drop, and more.

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