Word Art in Google Docs is a feature that allows users to create stylized and visually appealing text.
Its purpose is to enhance the visual impact of documents and presentations by adding creative and decorative elements to the text.
If you're a Microsoft Word user, you know how easy it is to add Word Art to your document. From Insert menu, you just need to click on Word Art option and it will be added to your document.
However, in Google Docs, adding Word Art is not a straightforward process. That is why in this blog article, I will show you step-by-step how to insert Word Art in Google Docs.
Let's get started.
How to Insert Word Art in Google Docs
Step 1: Create a New Document in Google Docs
Go to Google Docs by visiting this link - https://docs.google.com.
Now, click on Blank document as shown above. This will open a new, blank document for you to work with.
Step 2: Insert Word Art
To insert Word Art into your document, click on the Insert tab in the top menu, then select Drawing from the dropdown menu and click on New.
A popup (Drawing) will open where you need to click on Actions, and then select Word Art. See the below screenshot.
After clicking on the “Word Art”, another popup will appear where you need to type your Text in the text box and Press Enter to save it.
If you want to add another text in a new line after the first text, you need to press Shift+Enter and then enter the text on the next line.
In the below screenshot, you can see that I have added the text - Word Art, as my Word Art.
After adding the text, you can easily customize it using different formatting options available in the canvas - font style, font color, fill color, border color, and more.
Please note that the font size editing option is not available here. However, you will be able to change the font size of your Word Art once it has been added to your document.
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Step 3: Add Word Art to Your Document
Once you're happy with the appearance of your Word Art, click Save and Close in the drawing window to insert it into your document.
The created Word Art would be added to your Google document. Below is an example of the Word Art that I had created and added to my document.
After the Word Art has been added to the Google Docs document, you can now easily change its size.
To change the size, you would need to select the Word Art text. After selecting the text, you can use your mouse to drag it around the corners or edges to decrease or increase its size.
One thing you may noticed that after inserting the Word Art to your document, you're unable to move your Word Art.
If you want to move your Word Art, again select the text and click on the Wrap text or Behind the text option from the menu as shown below.
Now, you would be able to move your text around your document.
That's it, this is how, you would be able to insert a Word Art in your Google document.
Adding Word Art to your documents can bring visual appeal, creativity, and emphasis to your text.
It helps to grab the reader's attention, make important information stand out, and enhance the overall design of your document.
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How to Edit and Delete Word Art?
Editing Word Art: If you need to make changes to your Word Art after inserting it into your document, simply double-click on it to reopen the drawing window and make any necessary adjustments.
Deleting a Word Art: In order to delete your inserted Word Art, just select it and press the Delete button on your keyboard. Your Word Art would be instantly deleted.
You can also delete it using your mouse. Right-click on your Word Art and select the delete option from the popup menu. The selected Word Art would be deleted from your document.
Tips and Tricks for Using Word Art Effectively
Below I have mentioned some important tips and tricks that you find useful while working with Word Art in Google Docs:
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Word Art can be a fun and creative way to enhance the visual appeal of your documents, so feel free to experiment with different fonts, styles, and effects to find the perfect look for your project.
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