Changing WordArt Text

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated May 2, 2015)

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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. When you first created your WordArt object, you entered text which was used by the WordArt program. If you later want to change that text, follow these steps:

  1. Select the WordArt object by clicking on it. Word displays the WordArt toolbar.
  2. Click on the Edit Text tool. WordArt displays the Edit WordArt Text dialog box. (See Figure 1.)
  3. Figure 1. The Edit WordArt dialog box.

  4. Change your text, as desired.
  5. Click on OK. Your WordArt object is updated.

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Author Bio

Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

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2019-01-09 17:48:40

Rama

Hi, How do i replace the multiple text for wordart in a word file?


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