Text Boxes and WordArt

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.


  1. Create a new Word 2013 document. If you want, you can use our practice document.
  2. Insert a text box.
  3. Enter some text into the text box. If you're using the example, enter the text Every Friday from 7-9 pm.
  4. Move the text box to a new location.
  5. Try changing the shape of the text box.
  6. Change the fill color of the text box.
  7. Change the outline of the text box to No Outline.
  8. Try applying some effects to the text box.
  9. Add some WordArt effects to the text.