I can't free rotate word art, can only rotate 90 degrees or flip

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I can't free rotate word art, can only rotate 90 degrees or flip

Postby Y3ViYnk » Mon, 03 Dec 2007 05:38:00 GMT

When adding Word Art to a document, I'm not able to "free rotate" the 
inserted word art.  The "free rotate" in the Draw menu is grayed out.

Re: I can't free rotate word art, can only rotate 90 degrees or flip

Postby Suzanne S. Barnhill » Mon, 03 Dec 2007 06:05:18 GMT

In recent versions of Word, WordArt is inserted In Line With Text; change 
the wrapping to, say, Square, if you want to rotate it.

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Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
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