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Insert WordArt in Word – Instructions and Video Lesson

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Insert WordArt in Word - Instructions: A picture of a user inserting WordArt into a document in Word.

Insert WordArt in Word: Overview

            This lesson shows you how to insert WordArt in Word. WordArt is text that is created and formatted as a shape. Therefore, when formatting WordArt, you can use the formatting techniques applied to standard text as well as techniques applied to shapes.

            To insert WordArt in Word, click into the document at the position at which to insert the WordArt. Next, click the “Insert” tab in the Ribbon. Then click the “WordArt” button in the “Text” button group. Doing this displays a colorful list of WordArt styles from which to choose in a drop-down menu. Click a style you like to select it. Word then automatically inserts the WordArt into your document. Then immediately type the text for the WordArt to display.

Insert WordArt in Word - Instructions: A picture of a user inserting WordArt into a document in Word.

Insert WordArt in Word – Instructions: A picture of a user inserting WordArt into a document in Word.

            To set the display of the text in the WordArt when finished, click back into the document, outside the bounding box of the WordArt. To edit the text, if desired, click and drag over the text to change and then type new text. You can also select text within the WordArt and then apply the standard text formatting found on the “Home” tab of the Ribbon.

            To apply shape formatting, first click the bounding box, or border, of the WordArt. You can then apply shape formatting by either using the tools found on the “Shape Format” contextual tab of the Ribbon or by using the “Format Shape” task pane.

Insert WordArt in Word: Instructions

  1. To insert WordArt in Word, click into the document at the position at which to insert the WordArt.
  2. Then click the “Insert” tab in the Ribbon.
  3. Then click the “WordArt” button within the “Text” button group.
  4. Click a style in the drop-down menu of WordArt styles that appears to automatically insert it.
  5. Then immediately type the text for the WordArt to display.
  6. To set the display of the text in the WordArt when finished, click back into the document, outside the bounding box of the WordArt.
  7. To edit the WordArt text, click and drag over the text to change.
  8. Then type new text.
  9. To apply standard text formatting to WordArt, select text within the WordArt.
  10. Then apply the text formatting found on the “Home” tab of the Ribbon.
  11. To apply shape formatting to WordArt, click the WordArt’s bounding box or border.
  12. Then apply shape formatting by either using the tools found on the “Shape Format” contextual tab of the Ribbon or by using the “Format Shape” task pane.

Insert WordArt in Word: Video Lesson

            The following video lesson, titled “Inserting WordArt,” shows you how to insert WordArt in Word. This video is from our complete Word tutorial, titled “Mastering Word Made Easy v.2019 and 365.”

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