How to Curve Text in PowerPoint

Curving text in PowerPoint can be a useful way to add interest and creativity to your presentations. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to curve text in PowerPoint:

  1. Open your PowerPoint presentation and select the slide where you want to add the curved text.
  2. Click on the “Insert” tab in the PowerPoint ribbon at the top of the screen.
  3. Click on the “Text Box” button in the “Text” group.
  4. Draw a text box on the slide by clicking and dragging your mouse. The text box will appear with a cursor inside.
  5. Type the text you want to curve into the text box.
  6. Click on the “Drawing Tools” tab in the PowerPoint ribbon.
  7. Click on the “Text Effects” button in the “WordArt Styles” group.
  8. Hover your mouse over the “Transform” option in the drop-down menu.
  9. Select the “Arch Up” or “Arch Down” option from the “Follow Path” menu.
  10. Your text will now be curved. You can adjust the curvature of the text by dragging the yellow diamond-shaped handles that appear on the ends of the curve.
  11. You can also adjust the font, size, and color of the text using the options in the “Drawing Tools” tab.
  12. Once you are happy with the curved text, you can move it to a different location on the slide by clicking and dragging it with your mouse.
  13. You can also resize the text box by clicking and dragging one of the white squares on the corners or sides of the box.
  14. To remove the curve effect from the text, simply click on the text box and select the “Transform” option from the “Text Effects” menu again. Then, select the “No Transform” option.

Curving text in PowerPoint can add visual interest to your presentations and help to emphasize important points. With these simple steps, you can easily add curved text to your PowerPoint slides.