How to Wrap Text around Picture in PowerPoint 2007

Text Wrapping effect

Although many tutorials suggest that we should not put too much text on a single slide – less text with only key points is the golden line. But you cannot say that a PowerPoint with much text is absolutely worse. Sometimes large paragraph of text is needed when it is analysts cited from others’ works. Do you remember that when you insert a picture in Word, you can set the text to wrap around it? How to do it in PowerPoint then?

Text Wrapping in Word

Look through PowerPoint functions and you cannot find this “Text Wrapping” function as that in Word, because PowerPoint doesn’t have this function. But you still have ways to realize this. Here we would tell you how to wrap text around picture in PowerPoint 2007.

Method 1:

In PowerPoint, a slide is made up of several separate components so that you can easily organize them. The text is placed in separate text boxes. Although you cannot wrap the text around picture as a whole like in Word, why not separate the text into 4 parts; place them into 4 text boxes, so you can put each of them above, left, button, and right of the picture. By doing this, you could also create text wrapping effects.

Method 2:

Microsoft has offered you a tool to borrow the functions from Word, so that you can edit text in PowerPoint as Word document.

Click “Insert” on the ribbon and choose the “Object” below in the “Text” column.

Insert -> Object

Then the “Insert Object” dialog box will pop up, choose the “Create New” and select the “Microsoft Office Word Document” on the right, click “OK” to add it.

Insert Object: Microsoft Office Word Document

You will see a Word document is inserted in PowerPoint, and now you could set the text wrap around picture just like you do in Word.

Text Wrapping in PowerPoint

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