How to write on top of an image in Word | Productivity

Word allows you to write text on images without using advanced editing programs, such as Photoshop. When inserting an image file in Microsoft software, the user can insert a text box on top of the photo, expanding the design options when formulating a document rich in illustrations. See, in the following tutorial, how to explore the Word feature to write over images without having to install other applications on your computer.

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Step 1. Access the Insert menu and select Images to include a photo stored on your computer in your Word document;

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Insert an image into a Word document Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 2. With the image already positioned in the document, return to the Insert menu, but this time, choose the Text box option;

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Access the Word text box tool Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 3. Under the text box templates, check Draw text box;

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Draws a text box Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 4. Use the mouse to draw a box the size of the image inserted in the document;

Create a text-sized text box in Word Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Create a text-sized text box in Word Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 5. Click inside the text box and access Word's Format tab. Then, press Form fill and select No fill. The white background of the box will disappear and reveal the image underneath;

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Remove the background color from the text box Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 6. To eliminate the edges of the box, press the Shape outline option and select No outline;

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Delete the edges of the text box Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 7. From there, you will have a transparent text box with the same dimensions as the image. Type normally and edit the text to get a photo with inscribed phrases.

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Write text at the edges of the image in Word Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves