Rotate text in a SmartArt graphic

In some SmartArt layouts, you may want to rotate or stack the text vertically to present it sideways or to save space.

  1. In a SmartArt graphic, place your cursor in the text that you want to rotate or stack, right-click the text and then select Format Text Effects.

    A SmartArt graphic with text

  2. In the Format Text Effects dialog box, under Text Box, select the text direction that you want.

  3. Click close Close.

    The Format Text Effects dialog box.

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