Programs: Microsoft Word: Lesson 4

Lesson 4: In this lesson, we will focus on how to use Word Art to make your document more interesting and dramatic through a series of several simple steps.
By the end of this lesson you will be able to:
  • Understand Object Linking and Embedding
  • Use the Clip Art Gallery
  • Learn How to Format a Picture to wrap text
  • Use WordArt to Make Your Document Stand Out
  • Learn How to Download Images into your Documents
  • Create Hyperlinks in Your Word Documents
  • Use the Drawing Toolbar
  • Create Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Use Wizards and Templates included with the Program
Lesson 4: Word Art
Objective # 1 Word Art


Microsoft Word Art is an application of Microsoft Office that allows you to create a dynamic document simply by modifying the style of the text through a selection of special effects.

Objective # 2 More Word Art

Word Art allows you to do a variety of different things to the selected text; Rotate the text in all directions, add three-dimensional effects, display the text vertically down the page, or shade, slant, arch and shadow the text.

Objective # 3  Steps to Insert Word Art

Once you’re in Microsoft Word, click INSERT on the menu bar, choose PICTURE and then WORDART… from the box that appears as shown above. One this is done, the menu will appear. The Word Art Gallery box will appear where you choose the style you want. Click on the desired square then click OK. Where “Your Text Here” is highlighted, type the text that you want to display in Word Art and click OK. Then, use the boxes that appear surrounding the text to change the size and location of the Word Art.

Objective # 4 The Toolbar
The options included on the toolbar are to insert more word art, edit the text, format the text, give it a different shape, rotate it yourself, change the text wrapping, make the letters the same height, make it vertical or horizontal, align it differently and change the spacing of the characters.

Lesson Review

In this lesson we covered...
  • How to use Word Art
  • The Word Art Toolbar

Review Quiz

Select the best answer from the questions below.
  1. Microsoft Word Art makes it possible to...
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    Display text vertically down a page.

    Slant, shade, arch and shadow text.

    Rotate text in all directions and add 3-D

    All of the above.

  2. The first step to insert Word Art in a document is to...
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    Choose PICTURE.

    Click INSERT.

    Choose WORD ART.

  3. Word Art will make your document more boring.
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  4. Options in Word Art include:
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    Insert more Word Art.

    Make the letters the same height.

    Change the spacing of the characters.

    All of the above.

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Programs: Microsoft Word: Lesson 4