Text Boxes

Text boxes in Word are used to draw attention to specific text. Use a Word text box to add definition and make it stand out.


  • Open your document.
  • Insert a text box or text boxes with the information you want to display on your flyer or newsletter.
  • Make decisions about your text box.
    • Do you want the line to be visible?
    • If so, what color do you want the line?
    • What type of line style do you want?
  • Try to create text boxes that look similar to the ones displayed below, as well as creating your own.
  • Practice using different font styles and sizes within the text boxes you create.

Examples of Boxes

  • Save and close the document.
Note: If you are unsure what you would like for your flyer or newsletter, try several options. Remember, you can always click the Undo feature if you change your mind.