by Allen Wyatt
(last updated July 27, 2013)
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.
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