Excel Course: Inserting Objects (WordArt and images)

WordArt

To insert text with graphical effects like what Excel does with shapes, click on the "Insert" tab, then on "WordArt" and choose a style.


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Then enter your text.

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As with shapes, you can edit the text style from the "Format" tab.

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The options for customizing text are very similar to those we've already discussed for shapes, so won't go into too much detail here ...

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You can edit font and size of characters from the main tab.

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Inserting Pictures

To insert a picture, click on the "Insert" tab, then on "Picture"

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Whenever you select a picture, the "Picture Tools" tab will be displayed.

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The first 4 buttons on the tab allow you to retouch your picture and add artistic effects.

Here is an example in which the background is eliminated and an artstic effect is applied:

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You can choose a border for your photo (picture frame, drop shadow, relief, 3d, etc.) and then edit it however you like (as with shapes).

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You can also add your picture to a predefined "group of shapes".

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And you can always customize each part of the picture individually.

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You will find more detailed information about this on the following page ...

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