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Converting Text Characters into Drawing Objects

You can convert text characters into curves that you can edit and resize as you would any drawing object. Once you convert text into a drawing object, you can no longer edit the content of the text.

To convert text into a drawing object:

  1. Select the text that you want to convert, and do one of the following:

In Office Draw, choose Shape - Convert - To Curve.
In Office Impress, right-click the border of the text object, and then choose Convert - To Curve.

  1. If your text contains more than one character, the converted text becomes a grouped object. Double-click the group to edit individual objects. Press Esc when finished.

  2. Now, click the Points icon on the Drawing bar. Click the object. You can see all the B├ęzier points of the object. On the Edit Points bar, you can find various icons for editing, inserting and deleting points.