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Insert WordArt

Insert WordArt

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  1. Go to Insert > WordArt

  2. Pick the WordArt style you want.

  3. Type your text.

    WordArt with custom text

Note: To convert existing text to WordArt, select the text, and then select Insert > WordArt.

Change the color

  1. Select the WordArt text to change.

  2. On Shape Format or Drawing Tools Format, select Text Fill or Text Outline, and pick the color you want.

    Choosing a text fill color
  3. Click or tap outside of your text box to see the effect.

    WordArt with text fill and outline color applied

Choose a text effect

  1. Select the WordArt text to change.

  2. Go to Shape Format or Drawing Tools Format > Text Effects >Transform.

    Selecting a curved transform text effect
  3. Pick the effect you want.

  4. Click outside of your text box to see the effect.

See how to curve text around a circular object.

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For more on shaping WordArt, see Curve text around a circle or other shape.

Rotate it

  1. Select the WordArt, and then drag the circular rotation handle at the top of the box.

    Rotating WordArt with the rotation handle
  2. To flip WordArt or rotate it 90 degrees, go to Shape Format or Drawing Tools Format > Rotate, and then select an option.

    Rotate menu options

  1. Select the WordArt text to change.

  2. Go to Home and select options such as font style, font size, or underline.

Double-click the WordArt that you want to remove, and then press Delete.

  1. Click or tap where you want to insert WordArt.

  2. Go to Insert > WordArt.

    text group

  3. Select a WordArt style, and start to type.

Note: To convert existing text to WordArt, select the text, and then select Insert > WordArt.

  1. Select the WordArt text that you want to change.

  2. Go to Format > Drawing Tools and select any option.

Double-click the WordArt that you want to remove, and then press Delete.

  1. Go to Insert > WordArt.

  2. Pick the WordArt style you want.

    Insert tab with the WordArt option highlighted.

  3. Type your text.

Note: To convert existing text to WordArt, select the text, and then select Insert > WordArt.

  1. Select the WordArt.

    WordArt example

  2. Go to Shape Format > Text Effects > Transform and pick the effect you want.

    Shape Format tab with the Text Effects option highlighted.

For more on shaping WordArt, see Curve text around a circle or other shape.

  1. Select the WordArt text to change.

    When you do that, the Shape Format tab appears.

    WordArt example

  2. Go to Shape Format > Text Fill, and pick the color you want.

    Shape Format tab with the Text Fill option highlighted.

  3. To change the outline of the WordArt text, go to Shape Format > Text Outline and pick a color.

  1. Select Insert on the toolbar.

  2. Select WordArt, and pick the WordArt style you want.

  3. Enter your text.

Note: To convert existing text to WordArt, select the text, and then select Insert > WordArt.

  1. Select the WordArt.

    When you do that, the Shape Format tab appears.

  2. Go to > Shape Format > Text Effects > Transform and pick the effect you want.

  1. Select the WordArt text to change.

    When you do that, the Shape Format tab appears.

  2. Go to Shape Format > Text Fill, and pick the color you want.

  3. To change the outline of the WordArt text, go to Shape Format > Text Outline and pick a color.

In Word for the web you can see WordArt that’s already in your document, but to add more WordArt you need to open or edit the doc in the desktop version of Word.

You can use the Font features on the Home tab to change the font color and size, and apply bolding, italics, or underlines to your text.

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