How to Wrap Text Around Text in a Microsoft Word Document

By Foye Robinson

Wrapping allows you to place text around an object, shape, image or other text in Microsoft Word. You can use a text box to add text to your page and wrap text around it. Since Word lets you customize your wrapping style, the text may appear above, below or around the object on your page. In addition, you can wrap text on both sides of the text box, on a specific side, or on the largest side that's empty.

Step 1

. you want to edit.

Step 2

Highlight the text that other text will wrap around on your page.

Step 3

Select the "Insert" tab in the ribbon. Click "Text Box" in the "Text" group and select "Draw Text Box" from the bottom of the list. The highlighted text is moved into the text box.

Step 4

Select the text box.

Step 5

Click the "Format" tab in the ribbon.

Step 6

Choose "Shape Outline" and "No Outline" from the "Text Box Styles" group to remove the text box's outline.

Step 7

Go to the "Arrange" group. Select "Position" to pick the text location. Select "Text Wrapping" and "More Layout Options" to choose the wrapping you want to apply.