In MS Word 2007 you can insert text box for drawing the attention towards a specific text or for giving the ability to easily move the text around within a document. In this tutorial you will learn how to resize, move and change the text box and then format it in various different ways. You can also learn about Inserting Clip Art in MS Word 2007.
Inserting a Text Box:
- 1st of all you need to select the Insert tab on the Ribbon.
- Now click the Text Box command in the Text group.
- Now select the Built-in text box or Draw Text Box from the menu.
- Now if you select the Built-in text box and then left click the text box which you want to use and then it will appear in the document.
Changing the Text Box Style:
- 1st of all select the text box you will notice that a new Format tab has appeared with Text Box Tools.
- Now select the Format tab.
- Click on the More drop-down arrow in the Text Box Style group for displaying more style options.
- Now move your cursor over the styles and Live Preview will preview the style in the document.
- For selecting the style you need to left-click a style.
Changing the Text Box Shape:
- 1st of all select the text box and a new Format tab will appear with Text Box Tools.
- Now click the Change Shape command for displaying a drop-down list.
- Now select the shape from the list.
- Moving a Text Box:
- 1st of all left click on the text box and you will notice your cursor becomes a cross with arrows on each end.
- Now by holding the mouse button you need to drag the text box to the desired location on the page.
- Now release the button.
Resizing the Text Box:
- 1st of all you are required to select the text box.
- Now left click one of the blue sizing handles.
- Now by holding down the mouse button you need to drag the sizing handle until the text box is your desired size.