Updated: 03/05/2023 by Computer Hope
Microsoft Word WordArt

In Microsoft applications, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, users can add WordArt to their spreadsheet, slide, or document. WordArt is a more stylish type of text, allowing users to make the text more noticeable and more flashy.

There are multiple varieties of text styles with WordArt, including embossed text, bordered text, and shadowed text. Users can add WordArt that uses two different colors, one color being the text border and the other color being the fill color of the text. After adding WordArt to a document, it can be moved almost anywhere, and the WordArt text size can be adjusted as well. Below are several examples of WordArt.

WordArt examples


WordArt is sometimes confused with Text Effects.

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