Dividing Shapes

You can divide a circle, square or rectangle into separate pieces of equal area. You can then edit and manipulate these pieces as individual objects.

NOTE: You're unable to divide other shape types in this way.

To divide a shape

  1. Select the circle, square or rectangle you want to divide.

  2. Press the shape's menu arrow, and then select Shape Division.

The Shape Division dialog box appears.

  1. Select the number of pieces you want to divide the shape into from the Divide shape into drop down list.

  2. Press OK.

The shape divides into separate objects.