Chapter 10. WordArt

Using WordArt for Interesting Titles and Headlines

WordArt is rewritten in the 2007 release of Office. As in previous versions, WordArt is best used sparingly—possibly for a headline or title at the top of the page. You probably would not want to create an entire 20-page document in WordArt. It is best used for impressive display fonts to add interest to a report or chart.


In previous versions of Office, WordArt was a specific object. Now, in Office 2007, you can apply WordArt effects to any text that appears on a shape.

Adding WordArt to a Document

To use WordArt, follow these steps:

  1. Select a blank section of a document.
  2. From the Insert tab, choose the WordArt drop-down.
  3. Choose from the 30 WordArt presets in the ...

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