Change the shape of WordArt

After you insert WordArt, you can change the shape of it by using the formatting choices on the Drawing Tools tab.

  1. Click the WordArt you want to change.

    Selected WordArt

    When you do that, the Drawing Tools Format tab will appear.

  2. On the Drawing Tools Format tab, click Text Effects >Transform and select the effect you want.

    Text Effects on the Drawing Tools Format tab, with the Transform gallery open

Important: The Text Effects Text Effects menu button menu is not the same as the Shape Effects Shape Effects menu button menu. If you don't see Transform at the bottom of the menu, make sure you've clicked the Text Effects menu.

Tip:  You can also change the look of your WordArt by rotating or flipping it, or resizing it.

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Change the color of WordArt

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