Fit text in a shape

  1. Right-click the shape that contains the text that does not fit.

  2. On the shortcut menu, click Format AutoShape.

  3. In the Format AutoShape dialog, click the Text Box tab.

  4. Under Text autofitting, select the option you want.

You can also reduce the size of the margin between the text and the border of the shape.

  1. Right-click the selection rectangle of the shape you want to change.

  2. On the shortcut menu, click Format AutoShape.

  3. In the Format AutoShape dialog box, click the Text Box tab.

  4. Under Text Box Margins, adjust the measurements to increase or decrease the distance between the text and the outer border of the shape.

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