Drawing Objects

In Word objects are used to help make your document standout. Learn all about using and formatting objects in Word in this lesson.

WordArt drawing objects

The second set of drawing tools on the Drawing toolbar allows you to create a graphic object from text. Using WordArt, you can create interesting graphics for your document. WordArt can even be shadowed, skewed, rotated, and stretched.

Here are a few examples of what WordArt allows you to do:

Word art examples.

To insert WordArt:

  • Place the insertion point where you want to insert WordArt.
  • Click the WordArt button on the Drawing toolbar Word art button. The WordArt gallery opens.

    WordArt gallery.
  • Choose a WordArt style.
  • The Edit WordArt Text dialog box appears. Edit the font, size, and style.

    Edit WordArt text.
  • Click OK.

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