Format label text and add graphics

You can customize the appearance of labels by formatting text and adding graphics.

ShowFormat text

  1. On the Tools menu, point to Letters and Mailings, and then click Envelopes and Labels.
  2. Click the Labels tab.
  3. If necessary, enter or edit the label text in the Address box.
  4. Select the text that you want to format.
  5. Right-click the selected text, and then click Font on the shortcut menu (shortcut menu: A menu that shows a list of commands relevant to a particular item. To display a shortcut menu, right-click an item or press SHIFT+F10.).
  6. Make the changes that you want in the Font dialog box, and then click OK.

All of the labels on the sheet will have the new formatting.

ShowAdd graphics

When you add graphics to labels, be sure to place the graphics where they won't obstruct the address or otherwise interfere with the mail processing. For more information, check with the postal service.

  1. Place the mouse pointer in the label where you want to insert the graphic.
  2. On the Insert menu, point to Picture, and then click the appropriate command, depending on the location and type of graphic you want.
  3. Locate the graphic, and then double-click it to insert it.
  4. If you need to resize the graphic, drag a corner selection handle to maintain the aspect ratio.
  5. If the graphic does not align with the label text, on the Format menu, click Picture, and then click the Layout tab.
  6. Under Wrapping style, click Square, and then under Horizontal alignment, click the alignment that you want.
  7. Click OK.
Applies to:
Word 2003