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POWERPOINT 2007 TIP: CHANGE THE SHAPE OF A WORDART TEXT OBJECT

This is a student's question from a MS PowerPoint class that I taught recently:

I need your help to use WordArt in PowerPoint to change the shape of some text, but I cannot figure out how to do it. Our textbook does not seem to be any help, nor is the help function in PowerPoint. The WordArt button on the Insert tab only lets me change the colors and style, not the shapes. I remember we did it in class, but I have been unable to re-create it.

WordArt is a way to add PIZZAZZ to your text. It's great for grabbing a reader's attention in your documents. Design Tip: As with all graphics, bullets, and special effects, a little goes a long way. Use these features wisely and you won't overload your readers.





Changing the shape of WordArt in PowerPoint is a simple task:

  1. Insert the WordArt text that you wish to have displayed.

    Go to the INSERT TAB, WordArt Group and choose the style that you'd like from the WordArt Gallery. Then simply type your message in the compose box and click on OK.

  2. Click on the WordArt you created to select it.

  3. You should see a special Tab appear at the top that says "DRAWING TOOLS"

  4. Select from the Word Styles Group, TEXT EFFECTS

  5. Then select TRANSFORM and choose the shape you'd like to try on your text.

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What's your problem?


Hi kasibual

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You do not say where you obtained your MS Office PowerPoint Home & Student 2007 Academic Version. If this program originally came from a Microsoft Authorized or other legitimate source with the original installation disc and Product ID and was, when new, an unused, unregistered, unactivated, genuine version but you have either mislaid or damaged the original disc, then you could beg, borrow or buy any MS Office Home & Student 2007 Academic Version disc with which to re-install the program, using your original Product ID when a code is requested during the installation process. You could borrow a disc from a friend or an educational institution. You could go to a local repair centre with a comprehensive software library. You could buy a replacement disc on eBay.

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I hope this helps.

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If you are using PowerPoint 2007, here is how you can accomplish this:
Select the text, Then right click and select Format Shape, Then select 3-D Rotation, then change the X value to 190 degrees.
In PowerPoint 2003, you can't create mirrored text,, you can however use WordArtto create a graphic image of text that you can mirror by using the Rotate or Flip command.
To create mirrored text with WordArt, follow these steps:
  1. On the Drawing toolbar, click Insert WordArt.
  2. In the WordArt Gallery, select the WordArt style that is closest to the effect that you want to use, and then click OK.
  3. In the Edit WordArt Text dialog box, type the text that you want.
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  5. Use the tools on the Drawing and WordArt toolbars to format the text the way that you want.
  6. On the Drawing toolbar, click Draw, point to Rotate Or Flip, and then click Flip Horizontal.
You will see a mirror image of your text.

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