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How to make banner in Word | Productivity

It is possible to make banner or pster in Word in few steps and in a simple way. Native text editor tools such as Word Art and image search help you create graphics to publicize activities and events. The following tutorial works for any edition of Word, as it uses basic program features such as text boxes and photo formatting. Check out step by step how to create a banner in Word using known resources.

Microsoft Word lets you make banner Photo: Carolina Ochsendorf / TechTudoMicrosoft Word lets you make banner Photo: Carolina Ochsendorf / TechTudo

Microsoft Word lets you make banner Photo: Carolina Ochsendorf / TechTudo

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Step 1. Open Word and navigate to the Page Layout tab to choose your font size. Select the size option and choose A4 size, which fits well with all printer types. If you want a larger or smaller size, choose the more paper sizes option;

Choose poster size Photo: Playback / Ana Letcia LoubakChoose poster size Photo: Playback / Ana Letcia Loubak

Choose poster size Photo: Playback / Ana Letcia Loubak

Step 2. Change the orientation of the character. Still on the Page Layout tab, press the orientation option and then choose horizontal;

Change the orientation of the character to the horizontal. Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia LoubakChange the orientation of the character to the horizontal. Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

Change the orientation of the character to the horizontal. Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

Step 3. Start adding texts. To do so, go to the Insert tab and add text boxes or Word Art. These options allow you to move text along the page. Do not write directly in the document;

  You can enter text from WordArts or text boxes. Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak  You can enter text from WordArts or text boxes. Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

You can enter text from WordArts or text boxes. Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

Step 4. Go back to Home tab and choose the size and font of your text as you prefer. It is important to select a large size so that words can be read at a distance;

Customize the font and size of your text. Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia LoubakCustomize the font and size of your text. Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

Customize the font and size of your text. Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

Step 5. Add a photo to pster. Position the cursor where you want it, go to the Insert tab, and then choose the Images option. Choose a photo from computer files;

Add photos from your computer files Photo: Reproduo / Ana Letcia LoubakAdd photos from your computer files Photo: Reproduo / Ana Letcia Loubak

Add photos from your computer files Photo: Reproduo / Ana Letcia Loubak

Step 6. Adjust the word wrap so you can move the image freely around the subject. To do so, pinpoint the photo and go to the Image Tools tab. "In the Word wrap option, choose Across;

  You can move the image freely through the master by changing the text wrapping. Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak  You can move the image freely through the master by changing the text wrapping. Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

You can move the image freely through the master by changing the text wrapping. Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

Step 7. Add a secondary text box to better explain your event. Select the Insert tab, go to Text Box, and choose Draw Text Box. To customize features such as border and padding of the text box, right-click on it and choose format shape;

Draw a new text box to write additional information. Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia LoubakDraw a new text box to write additional information. Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

Draw a new text box to write additional information. Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

Step 8. If you want, add custom shapes to your pster. On the Insert tab, select Shapes and choose the design of your choice;

Shapes give an even more personalized tone to pster Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia LoubakShapes give an even more personalized tone to pster Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

Shapes give an even more personalized tone to your photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

Step 9. You can also change the background color of the poster. To do so, continue on the Insert tab and select the Page Color option to choose a color of your choice;

If you want, also change the background color of the photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia LoubakIf you want, also change the background color of the photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

If you want, also change the background color of the photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

Step 10. Ready! You can now print your poster.

Print and promote your master Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia LoubakPrint and promote your master Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

Print and promote your master Photo: Reproduction / Ana Letcia Loubak

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