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Using Customise Toolbar, you can add the Ellipse icon which opens the Legacy Circles and Ovals toolbar.

Draws a filled oval where you drag in the current document. Click where you want to draw the oval, and drag to the size you want. To draw a circle, hold down Shift while you drag.

Ellipse

Draws a filled circle where you drag in the current document. Click where you want to draw the circle, and drag to the size you want. To draw an ellipse, hold down Shift while you drag.

Circle

Draws a filled shape that is defined by the arc of an oval and two radius lines in the current document. To draw an ellipse pie, drag an oval to the size you want, and then click to define the first radius line. Move your pointer to where you want to place the second radius line and click. You do not need to click on the oval. To draw a circle pie, hold down Shift while you drag.

Ellipse Pie

Draws a filled shape that is defined by the arc of a circle and two radius lines in the current document. To draw a circle pie, drag a circle to the size you want, and then click to define the first radius line. Move your pointer to where you want to place the second radius line and click. You do not need to click on the circle. To draw an ellipse pie, hold down Shift while you drag.

Circle pie

Draws a filled shape that is defined by the arc of an oval and a diameter line in the current document. To draw an ellipse segment, drag an ellipse to the size you want, and then click to define the starting point of the diameter line. Move your pointer to where you want to place the endpoint of the diameter line and click. You do not need to click on the ellipse. To draw a circle segment, hold down Shift while you drag.

Ellipse segment

Draws a filled shape that is defined by the arc of a circle and a diameter line in the current document. To draw a circle segment, drag a circle to the size you want, and then click to define the starting point of the diameter line. Move your pointer to where you want to place the endpoint of the diameter line and click. You do not need to click on the circle. To draw an ellipse segment, hold down Shift while you drag.

Circle segment

Draws an empty oval where you drag in the current document. Click where you want to draw the oval, and drag to the size you want. To draw a circle, hold down Shift while you drag.

Ellipse, Unfilled

Draws an empty circle where you drag in the current document. Click where you want to draw the circle, and drag to the size you want. To draw an ellipse, hold down Shift while you drag.

Circle, Unfilled

Draws an empty shape that is defined by the arc of an oval and two radius lines in the current document. To draw an ellipse pie, drag an oval to the size you want, and then click to define the first radius line. Move your pointer to where you want to place the second radius line and click. You do not need to click on the oval. To draw a circle pie, hold down Shift while you drag.

Ellipse Pie, Unfilled

Draws an empty shape that is defined by the arc of a circle and two radius lines in the current document. To draw a circle pie, drag a circle to the size you want, and then click to define the first radius line. Move your pointer to where you want to place the second radius line and click. You do not need to click on the circle. To draw an ellipse pie, hold down Shift while you drag.

Circle Pie, Unfilled

Draws an empty shape that is defined by the arc of an oval and a diameter line in the current document. To draw an ellipse segment, drag an ellipse to the size you want, and then click to define the starting point of the diameter line. Move your pointer to where you want to place the endpoint of the diameter line and click. You do not need to click on the ellipse. To draw a circle segment, hold down Shift while you drag.

Ellipse Segment, Unfilled

Draws an empty shape that is defined by the arc of a circle and a diameter line in the current document. To draw a circle segment, drag a circle to the size you want, and then click to define the starting point of the diameter line. Move your pointer to where you want to place the endpoint of the diameter line and click. You do not need to click on the circle. To draw a segment that is based on an ellipse, hold down Shift while you drag.

Circle Segment, Unfilled

Draws an arc in the current document. To draw an arc, drag an oval to the size you want, and then click to define the starting point of the arc. Move your pointer to where you want to place the endpoint and click. You do not need to click on the oval. To draw an arc that is based on a circle, hold down Shift while you drag.

Arc

Draws an arc that is based on a circle in the current document. To draw an arc, drag a circle to the size you want, and then click to define the starting point of the arc. Move your pointer to where you want to place the endpoint and click. You do not need to click on the circle. To draw an arc that is based on an ellipse, hold down Shift while you drag.

Circle Arc