by Allen Wyatt
(last updated February 27, 2013)
It is easy to develop unique graphics and text flourishes in WordArt. Unfortunately, the program does not provide a way for your creations to be saved as regular graphics files. (You may want to save your work in a graphics file so you can use it in a program besides WordArt or Word.) There are ways around this problem, however. Perhaps the simplest way to save your WordArt graphic in another format is to use the Windows Clipboard. You can accomplish this method by following these steps:
You can also use PowerPoint to accomplish much the same task. Follow these steps:
That's it. You end up with a graphic file that you can use in any other graphics program, as desired.
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