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Insert Word Art into PPT 2013

What? No Word Art?

If you're a Word Art user from way back, it'll come as a shock to find that the Insert Word Art feature is no longer available in PowerPoint 2013.

You can probably replicate any of the old Word Art effects by using the WordArt Styles group on the Format tab that appears when you select the text, but getting an exact match could be tricky. And certainly time-consuming. And annoying.

What to do ...?

Customize: to the rescue!

It turns out that the old Word Art feature is still there, it's just well hidden. You need to customize the ribbon to bring it back. Here's how:

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Insert Word Art into PPT 2013
Last update 16 July, 2014
Created: 16 July, 2014