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How to insert text on a picture in Microsoft Word

There are several reasons why you would want to insert text over a picture in a Microsoft Word document. You could be trying to create a fun greeting card, an invitation for a social event, inserting a company logo in the background of your document or even preparing for a visual work presentation.

By default, you cannot type text in a picture inserted into a Microsoft Word document. However, all you need is access to a computer and the Microsoft Office program on your computer to be able to insert text on picture in a Microsoft Word document.

Inserting text on a picture in Microsoft Word

There is a handy hack for inserting text on picture in a Microsoft Word document that requires no prior computer knowledge.

Here is an easy tutorial to get this done:

Step 1. Choose the picture you want to use to insert text, then, right click to select Size and Position from the menu displayed.

Step 2.  Click Layout in the toolbar, then click Wrap Text.

Step 3. Select Square option in the Wrapping Style section.

Step 4. Click Insert, then click Text Box.

Step 5. Select your preferred Text Box type from the options provided.

Step 6. A Text Box will appear in the image you inserted in your Microsoft Word document as seen blow. Type the text you want inserted on the picture in the Text Box.

Step 7. You can format the content typed into the Text Box by highlighting the text, then right clicking to choose from the menu below.

Step 8. Select the Text Box and place the cursor on any of the edges on the Text Box and then right click. A menu will pop up with options to format the shape of the text books. Use this option to make the background and outline of the box transparent. Click Enter.

Your text will be inserted on the picture in your Microsoft Word document.

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Simul Docs lets you merge all the different versions of the document with just one click, with each author’s changes marked up as tracked changes in Microsoft Word, allowing you to easily identify the differences, accept or reject the changes, and fix any conflicts.

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