Microsoft Excel Add Text Box - Microsoft Excel

How to Add Text Box in Excel 2010?

Text Boxes

  • Special graphic objects that combine the text with a rectangular graphic object are Text boxes.
  • Text boxes and cell comments in rectangular box are similar in displaying the text.
  • Text boxes are always visible, while cell comments become visible after selecting the cell.

Adding Text Boxes

To add a text box, the below actions actions are performed.

  • Choose Insert » Text Box » choose text box or draw it.

The comment consists of Computer's user name and it can be modified with text for the cell comment.

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Formatting Text Box

After the text box is added ,it can be formatted by changing the font, font size, font style, and alignment, etc. Some of the important options of formatting a text box are as follows.

  • Fill : Specifies the filling of text box like No fill, solid fill. Also specifying the transparency of text box fill.
  • Line Colour : Specifies the line colour and transparency of the line.
  • Line Style : Specifies the line style and width.
  • Size : Specifies the size of the text box.
  • Properties : Specifies some properties of the text box.
  • Text Box : Specifies text box layout, Auto-fit option and internal margins.

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