Adding AutoShapes, WordArt, and Hyperlinks

Learn about adding PowerPoint XP AutoShapes and PowerPoint XP WordArt and hyperlinks in this free lesson.

Inserting WordArt

WordArt is colorful and artful text that is available in a variety of styles. It allows you to create interesting titles, logos, and text in your PowerPoint presentation.

To insert Word Art:

  • Click the WordArt button on the Drawing toolbar.

WordArt button

  • The WordArt Gallery appears.

WordArt Gallery

  • Choose the WordArt that best fits your slide presentation.
  • Click OK.
  • When the Edit WordArt Text dialog box appears, click Your Text Here to add text. Type the text for your slide. You can also make any formatting changes to your font.
  • Click OK.
  • The WordArt appears in your slide. You can drag it to where you want it to appear on your slide.


  • Click Insert Pictures Word Art.

Click Insert, Picture, WordArt


  • Click View Toolbars WordArt.