MS Word Lesson NineFormatting Objects
• What is 3D?
• A perspective added to a border to give the appearance of three dimensions.
• How do you use the Screenshot and screen clipping feature ?
• Wrapping Text Around an Object• Moving and Positioning an Object• Formatting Objects• Modifying Pictures• Modifying Textboxes• Adding Text to a Shape• Changing a Shape
Vocabulary Words• 3D: A perspective added to a border to give the
appearance of three dimensions.• Brightness: The amount of white or black added
to a color; sometimes called tint.• Contrast: The difference between color values in
different parts of the same image.• Fill: the inside area of a shape or other object• Saturation: The intensity or depth of a color• Shadow: An effect designed to give the
appearance of a shadow behind a border• Tone: The amount of gray added to a color
Wrapping Text• Integrating an object
into a document where the text can be position around the object several ways.
• There are several wrapping options to achieve the look you want
• Text Wrapping Options– In line: Picture position on a
line with text– Square: Text wrapped on
the sides of the picture– Tight: wrapped to the
contours of the image– Behind Text: layered behind
text– In Front of Text: layered on
top of text– Top and bottom: displayed
above and below– Through: Text runs through
Inline text and Floating GraphicInline Graphic• Behaves like a text
Floating Graphic• Can be
positioned anywhere on a page
Video on Wrapping Text
Wrapping Text Activity
• 1. Open a new document. If you just want to play with this feature, type =rand(2,5). This function creates 2 paragraphs of 5 lines of random text.
• 2. Place your cursor where you wish insert your picture.• 3. From the Insert menu, select Picture and then From File…• 4. Choose the picture you wish to insert.• 5. Right click the picture and select Show Picture Toolbar.• 6. Click the Text Wrapping button.• 7. Select Square.• You should see your text wrap around your picture. You can drag the
picture to reposition and the text will reflow.• If you don’t see your text wrap around your image, your picture may
be too big. Try resizing the picture so it’s small enough that text could wrap around it. You can do this by clicking the picture and dragging the lower right corner towards the top left.
Moving Objects• Drag to a new location• Nudge if in line with text using directional arrow keys
on the keyboard• Cut and paste command to move inline object the
way you would move characters• Position top, bottom, left, right, and middle of page• Align vertically (top or bottom)• Horizontally ( left, right, middle)• Rotate or flip object• Layer objects that overlap front or back• Group multiple objects to edit or format them as one
Moving Objects and Group• Select object– To drag to a new location the mouse pointer must
be a four-headed arrow.– Click left, right, up and down arrow to nudge it in
each direction– Objects can be position, align, rotate, bring
forward, send back, and selection pane– Select multiple objects using the shift key for
grouping• Grouping lets you reposition and modify objects as if
they were a single shape or object
• Picture: Clip or picture in digital format inserted in the document from another location
• Shape: an object you draw using Word’s drawing and shape tools– When selected drawing tools format tab becomes
• Objects and pictures have different styles you can apply– Outline– Fills– 3-D– Shadows
Complete All Try Its
• Project 17 page 165• Project 18 page 167