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How to Use Commands under WordArt Tab in Writer 2013

After inserting the WordArt, the WordArt tab will appear in line with the Home tab on the top of the window. You can set the format of the WordArt by different commands offered in the WordArt tab, such as changing the WordArt gallery and setting the WordArt effects.

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Available commands in the WordArt Tab

Available commands in the WordArt tab:

  • 1. To insert new WordArt, click the WordArt icon in the WordArt tab and select a new WordArt style in the WordArt Gallery dialog box.
  • 2. To edit the selected WordArt, click the Edit Text icon edit text in the WordArt tab and open the Edit WordArt Text dialogue box. Then you can edit the WordArt in the dialogue box.
  • 3. To adjust the letters in the WordArt to the same height, simply click the Same Letter Heights iconsame letter height in the WordArt tab.
  • 4. To change the text direction of the WordArt (i.e. from horizontal to vertical, or vice verse), simply click the Vertical Text iconvertical text in the WordArt tab.
  • 5. To set the alignment of the WordArt, click the Alignment iconalignment of wordart text in the WordArt tab. The options offered in the drop-down list include the Left Align, Center Align, Right Align, Word Justify, Letter Justify, and Stretch Justify, shown as follow:

wordart alignment

Figure 1 The Alignment list

  • 6. To set the character spacing of the WordArt, click the Character Spacing icon character spacing in the WordArt tab. The options offered in the drop-down list include the Very Tight, Tight, Normal, Loose, and Very Loose shown as follow:

character spacing of wordart

Figure 2 The character spacing drop-down list

  • 7. To set the format of the WordArt, click the Settings icon at the end of the WordArt tab and select the Format Object option in the drop-down list. The Format AutoShape dialogue box will then open and you can set the color, line, size, layout, wrapping, etc. of the WordArt there:

wordart format autoshape

Figure 3 The format autoShape dialogue box

  • 8. To further change the style of the WordArt, click the WordArt Shape icon in the WordArt tab and choose the preferred style in the drop-down menu shown as follow:

wordart shape

Figure 4 The WordArt Shape menu

  • 9. To adjust the position between the WordArt and the text, click the Warp Text icon in the WordArt tab and select the preferred warping style in the drop-down menu shown as below:

Figure 5 The wrap text menu