Word has many useful shapes (called AutoShapes) ready to insert into your documents. Basic shapes such as lines, bubbles, curves, and more can add a necessary visual element to your document. Learn how to take advantage of Word's AutoShapes feature with the following articles and utilize shapes with ease.

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   Adding Lines to a Document
Lines are one of the most common graphic elements to be added to documents. Here's how you can add the lines you want.

   Changing Text Orientation
Word allows you to change the orientation of text contained within certain objects, such as shapes, text boxes, and table cells. Here's how you do it.

   Drawing a Curve
Ever wonder how to add a curved line to your document? With a little practice, adding curves is simple. Here's how.

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