How do I lock a text box in position in Word



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How do I lock a text box in position in Word

Postby bXJzbm9ybQ » Wed, 22 Sep 2004 10:23:05 GMT

I am trying to lock a text box in position on the page.  I also need to find 
out if there is a way to view a picture and type text in and just have the 
text print out.  Any help would be greatly appreciated

Re: How do I lock a text box in position in Word

Postby Cindy M -WordMVP- » Wed, 22 Sep 2004 18:55:25 GMT

Hi =?Utf-8?B?bXJzbm9ybQ==?=, 

Word is not able to lock a graphical object to a particular page. Every 
graphical object is anchored to a paragraph, and will be on the same page as 
that paragraph. You can, however, make sure the graphic stays on the same place 
on that page by deactivating "move with text". In the object model, this is 
setting the relativehorizonal / vertical position to the page or margin.

And no, there's no way to type text IN a picture (Autoform, I assume) and have 
only the text print out. It's either the entirety of all graphical objects, or 
no graphical objects. You might, however, be able to superimpose a duplicate of 
the original with no lines and a "white" background?

Cindy Meister
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