Control text wrapping around objects

Do any of the following:

Wrap text around a picture or drawing object

  1. Select the picture or object.

  2. Click the Format tab, and then under Arrange, click Wrap Text.

    Word Arrange group

  3. Click the wrapping option that you want to apply.

    Tip: To change a picture or drawing object's position on the page relative to the text, select the picture or object, click the Format tab. Under Arrange, click Position, and then select the position that you want.

Wrap text around a table

  1. Click the table.

  2. Click the Table Layout tab, and then under Settings, click Properties.

    Table Layout tab, Settings group

  3. Under Text Wrapping, click Around.

  4. To set the horizontal and vertical position of the table, the distance from surrounding text, and other options, under Text Wrapping, click Positioning, and then choose the options that you want.

See also

Align objects

Flow text from one area to another

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