Download new SmartArt for Office 2010

If you already know how to use SmartArt to convert ideas into engaging graphics, you won't hesitate to download the new SmartArt for Office 2010.

The new Converging Text SmartArt is particularly helpful in showing how ideas feed into a process or outcome.


Another new SmartArt graphic called Theme Picture Accent can help pull unrelated images together in a single PowerPoint slide. And there are additional  SmartArt graphics available via plus more on the way.

To access the new SmartArt, you may need to adjust your privacy settings. From within PowerPoint (or whichever application you're trying to access the SmartArt), go to File, Options, Trust Center and click the Trust Center Settings button. Now click Privacy Options and be sure the Connect to for updated content box is checked:


After clicking OK twice to save the new settings, fully close the application and relaunch it. Now when you go to Insert, SmartArt, you should see a new section called



Comments (11)
  1. Kevin says:

    Nice, but where do you download it from?

  2. N. Balete says:

    I only have Office 2007. How to download these new SmartArt?

  3. Noel Gordon says:

    Hi Suzanne:  I don't see a link in "Download new SmartArt for Office 2010" for downloading new SmartArt.  (I assume from your article that there is more to download apart from the initial installation of Office 2010.)

  4. lol says:


  5. Wilson Ng says:

    It will automatically download from the whenever there is something new.  As Suzanne said, it will be under the  

  6. Pickles says:

    I wanna download it, how?

    HELPZ ME!!!

  7. JUZENAY says:

    i need smart art now how cAN I FIND IT

  8. Olga says:

    i cant see the link, how can i download it?

  9. julie says:

    Insert – SmartArt –

    Shows automatically if you've already enabled office content online.

  10. iala says:

    cant see the link, how can i download it?

  11. Doc Huard says:

    Useless for other than 2010. 2007 does not have the settings and the link for downloading the stuff on another page is broken. What a way to do things… and I needed a particular one.. now. Useless

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