Not all flowcharts are done correctly, but when they are the shape inserted can help you follow them more easily. The following are the most common flowchart shapes, below we have included websites that go into greater detail.
: The oval shape tells you where the flowchart begins and where it ends.
: The rectangle is the most commonly used shape. It identifies a task, action or operation.
: The diamond with an arrow following it identifies a question and a decision point.
: The circle connects to another page or another section of the chart.
: The downward facing pentagon with a number tells you that the flowchart continues onto another page.