Word - Create a text box

December 2016

To create a text box in a Word document follow the below procedure:
  • In the ribbon go to the Insert menu, click on Text Box
  • You can either chose from predefined formats or draw a custom one:
  • If you choose the second option, the mouse pointer turns into a cross-hair. Click on the document and drag the cursor diagonally to draw the text box.
  • Click to enter your text.
  • Once the text box is drawn and the text is entered, you can resize it and select all formatting options.
  • Select the textbox > Drawing Tools menu > Format.

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