Changing Size, Alignment, and Spacing

A text object can be adjusted to accommodate the text it holds, and text can be wrapped to fit within an object of a certain size.

To size an object to fit a given amount of text, you can either manually size it or you can use the "Resize AutoShape to fit text" option on the Text Box tab in the Format AutoShape dialog box.

To control the way text is aligned within an object, you can select the object and click one of the following alignment buttons on the Formatting toolbar:

  • The Align Left button aligns text evenly along the left edge of the object and is useful for paragraph text.

  • The Align Right button aligns text evenly along the right edge of the object and is useful for text labels.

  • The Center button aligns ...

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