Microsoft Office 2016: The Complete Guide (2015)


It is sometimes important to create visual interest to your document to engage the user. Word permits you to draw a shape. These can be simple and well as complex. Some types of shapes are circles, stars, arrows and hearts.

If you want to draw a shape on your page:

Select the Shapes button found in the illustration group on the Insert tab

Select the Document to insert the desired shape.

Drag the Cursor across the page to create the shape and size drawing you desire.

You can modify your shape:

Right click on a Shape and select Add Text to position the cursor in the middle of the shape.

Type in your Text.

Use the Commands located in the Text group to format your text.