by Allen Wyatt
(last updated April 14, 2021)
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. Several of the tools on the WordArt toolbar allow you to modify how your text is treated by the program. The three major tools that control this are as follows:
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