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WordArt is a program that allows you to treat text as a graphic. You can use the program to add special effects and flourishes to text and then insert the text in your document. By changing the font used by WordArt, you can greatly change the appearance of your WordArt object. To change fonts, follow these general steps:
Figure 1. The Edit WordArt Text dialog box.
You should note that when you change the font, it is changed for all of the text in your WordArt object. This means that you don't have as much latitude as you do in Word itself, where you can modify the font used in each individual character, if desired.
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (677) applies to Microsoft Word 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003.
Comprehensive VBA Guide Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) is the language used for writing macros in all Office programs. This complete guide shows both professionals and novices how to master VBA in order to customize the entire Office suite for their needs. Check out Mastering VBA for Office 2010 today!