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Wrap text around text in Word 2007

Word 2007 expands your wrapping options in a text box. Here's a look at how to wrap around text rather than around the text box boundaries.
Word 2007's new text wrapping feature lets you wrap a paragraph around the text in a text box, not just around the boundaries. For example, say you've created the text box shown in Figure A. Figure A

To wrap the text, follow these steps:

  1. Click the text box to select it.
  2. On the Format tab in the Text Box Styles group, click the dialog launcher box.
  3. On the Colors And Lines tab, click the Fill color arrow and select No Color.
  4. Click the Line Color arrow and select No Color.
  5. Click the Layout tab and click Tight under Text Wrapping Style.
  6. Click the Text Box tab, click Center under Vertical Alignment (Figure B), and click OK.

Figure B The paragraph text is now wrapped around the text box boundaries, as shown in Figure C.

Figure C

Follow these steps to use the new text wrap feature:

  1. Select the text box.
  2. Click the dialog launcher in the Paragraph group of the Home tab.
  3. Click the Indents And Spacing tab and select Centered in the Alignment box.
  4. Click the Line And Page Breaks tab, select All in the Tight Wrap box (Figure D), and click OK.

Figure D Word 2007 wraps the paragraph around the text of the text box, as shown in Figure E. Figure E


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