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Change the margins around text in a text box or a shape
(selection rectangle: A rectangle with sizing handles that surrounds a selected object or objects.)
of the shape or
(text box: A movable, resizable container for text or graphics. Use text boxes to position several blocks of text on a page or to give text a different orientation from other text in the document.)
you want to change.
On the shortcut menu, click
Format <object type>
, and then click the
Text Box Margins
, adjust the measurements to increase or decrease the distance between the text and the outer border of the text box or a shape.
You cannot make rounded margins. To place text in a rounded shape, use AutoShapes.
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