by Allen Wyatt
(last updated February 22, 2014)
Jack noted that Word seems to stop him from placing a WordArt graphic over the top of a graphic already placed in a table. It seems that when he tries to do this, the WordArt appears above, below, or to the side of the existing picture, but cannot be moved over it.
The way to correct this problem is to change the way in which the WordArt graphic is created and used. Start by inserting your picture in the table, as desired, and then follow these general steps:
Figure 1. The Layout tab of the Format WordArt dialog box.
Figure 2. The Picture Position tab of the Advanced Layout dialog box.
You should now be able to move the WordArt graphic so that it overlaps the graphic in the table.
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