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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 in 24 Hours by Trudi Reisner

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Adding Special Effects with WordArt

You can use Excel's WordArt to create special text effects and insert the text into your worksheet. Perhaps you want to create logos, display type, or other interesting and eye-catching text for your Excel worksheets using WordArt. You can bend, twist, turn, and angle WordArt text; change the font size, and font style; and add formatting features to the text using one or more colors or textures. You can even add a drop shadow to the text.

Creating a WordArt Object

When you create a WordArt object, you can take creative license to make up any kind of logo, fancy text, or piece of text artwork to embellish your worksheet. WordArt styles range from funky to serious and somber.

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