Insert a text box

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Word

PowerPoint

Excel

Word

  1. On the Home tab, under Insert, click Text Box.

    Word Home tab, Insert group

  2. Drag to draw the text box the size that you want.

See also

Move, rotate, or group a picture, text box, or other object

Change or remove borders from text boxes or shapes

PowerPoint

  1. On the Home tab, under Insert, click Text, and then click Text Box.

    Home tab, Insert group

  2. Drag to draw the text box the size that you want.

See also

Move, rotate, or group a picture, text box, or other object

Change or remove borders from text boxes or shapes

Excel

  1. On the Insert menu, click Text Box.

  2. Drag to draw the text box the size that you want.

See also

Move, rotate, or group a picture, text box, or other object

Change or remove borders from text boxes or shapes

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