How to Change Text to WordArt in Microsoft Word

In Brief...

You can quickly and easily add visual appeal to Word text using WordArt by following these three steps.

This feature works the same in all modern versions of Microsoft Word: 2010, 2013, and 2016.


  1. Select the text you want to convert to WordArt.
  2. From the Insert tab, in the Text group, select WordArt.
    Select WordArt

  3. Select an option from the drop-down list.
    Select Option

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Dave received his Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College and his MBA from Syracuse University. He has served as Chairman of the Board of the Montessori School of Syracuse since 2001.