Timeline Template Word : Create in 30 Minutes

How to create Timeline Template Word  Step by Step

This step-by-step Word timeline tutorial, guide how to create professional timelines right inside the Microsoft word processor. Creating  Timeline in Word different if you creating with Timeline Template In PowerPoint. These Step creating timeline with ms Word.

First, Create a basic timeline

  1. To create a basic timeline template word, open a new Word document and change the page orientation from Portrait to Landscape.
  2. You must select the Insert tab and click on the SmartArt button to chose Art for timeline template word.

    Insert SmartArt
    Insert SmartArt
  3. Look At bellow picture, select the Process category. I amchose the Basic Timeline. You have a variety of options to choose from, for first time, you need learning with basic timeline. choose basic timeline style

Second, Enter your data

  1. After you chose Smartart basic timeline template, MS word generated the template. To insert text on the timeline, you should clicking the text pane like images below :

    Enter Data In Timeline Template
    Enter Data In Timeline Template
  2. his is timeline template automatically updated afer your data inserted. Now you can input milestone dates and description. To insert a line break, use Shift+Enter shortcut. Than, entering the data on the input field on the timeline template.

    Input Date and Descriptions on Timeline Template
    Input Date and Descriptions on Timeline Template
  3. When you need input extra event on the timeline template, please press enter after an existing milestone label on the text pane. You can input milestones up to 7 times. add extra milestones

Customize your timeline slide

  1. To get improve your timeline in word, you need to do customize by changing its primary color theme. How to do it? Select the color drop down menu from the SmartArt Styles. Look at my example timeline template.

    Customize Change Color timeline template
    Customize Change Color timeline template
  2. Below is an example how to change or customize an individual items on the timeline template. Attention an example how to changing the color below :

    Example Customize Change Color timeline template
    Example Customize Change Color timeline template
  3. Other way to custmonize the timeline template, you just need to drag and drop the shape, this is easier step to customize.

    Drag and Drop timeline template
    Drag and Drop timeline template
  4. Last to customine the timeline template, you can also rezise them using the options in the SmartArt Tools.

    Custmomize Timeline templte with SmartArt Tools.
    Customize Timeline template with SmartArt Tools.
  5. Result of the timeline template free like a image below, This sis result after customize larger and smaller.

    Result of Timeline Template Word
    Result of Timeline Template Word