Adding text to shapes


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Adding text to shapes

Shapes can also be used to hold text, nearly any shape. Let's try this twice, with our Star and with our arrow. Click on the arrow that's pointing to the Shop link from our Web site. Let's zoom in a little bit, so we can see better what's going on. With the shape selected, I can just start typing on my keyboard. I'm going to type "Buy." There is our text, but it's not quite right. Not only is it hard to see with white lettering, but it's also vertical, not what I wanted. Let's make a little adjustment in the way it behaves.

From the Drawing tools : Format Tab, I'm going to click on the WordArt Styles Action button. This pulls up the Format Text Effects and from Text Box, I'm going to change the Text direction. Instead of Horizontal, I'll choose Rotate. I click close and our text is already looking better. But I do want to change the color. So I'll select he boundary of the object, and here under Text Fill, pull it down, and try a color ...

Adding text to shapes
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Adding text to shapes provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Diskin as part of the PowerPoint 2010 Essential Training

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