Add a shadow to an object

  1. Select the picture, AutoShape, WordArt, or text box that you want to change.

  2. On the Formatting toolbar, click Shadow Style Button image , and do one of the following:

    Add or remove a shadow

    • To add a shadow, click the shadow style you want.

    • To remove a shadow, click No Shadow.

    Change the direction of the shadow

    • To change the direction of a shadow, click a shadow that goes the direction you want.

    Change the distance of the shadow from the object

    • Click Shadow Settings, then click any of the four Nudge Shadow buttons. Each time you click Nudge Shadow, the shadow moves 1 point farther from the object.

    Change the color of a shadow

    Click Shadow Settings, and then click the arrow next to Shadow Color Button image .

    • To change to a color in the color scheme, click one of the eight colors displayed in the first row.

    • To change to a color that isn't in the color scheme, click the color you want. To see more colors, click More Shadow Colors, and then click the Standard tab or the Custom tab.

    • To change the shadow color so that you can see through it, click Semitransparent Shadow.

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