Vertical writing in Word

  Duncanf 09:46 25 Aug 2007
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I'm working on a table and inserting various text sections. How can I insert text going vertically rather than the normal horizontal format?
Thanks again in anticipation.

  Taff™ 09:56 25 Aug 2007

Right Click in the cell and choose Text Direction. The other useful one is to right click and then Cell Alignment - this puts the text in a predefined are of the cell.

  hastelloy 10:00 25 Aug 2007

go to Format, Text Direction. You then get 3 choices - 1 horizontal and 2 vertical.

  Marko797 10:01 25 Aug 2007

If in office 2007, insert txt into the box/table cell, highlight it, then click change text direction button, found in table tools, layout.

In 2003 version, similarly insert & highlight the text, and click the change txt direction button which should be on your std menu toolbar.

U have a choice of reading up, or down, or horizontal.

The key thing is that u need to highlight the text which you have inserted into your box/cell.

It's the same procedure for text boxes in Word.

  Duncanf 10:24 25 Aug 2007

Many thanks, Taff™ , marvin42 and Marko797.
That's it explained!

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