You want to make a poster to celebrate the 20th anniversary of your tennis club and then stick it all over the place so that people come to the cocktail party. It's simple with the Word word processing software of the Microsoft Office office suite you can make the most beautiful posters in a few clicks.
Step 1. Go to Border and Weft
For Word 2003, on the menu at the top of your Word document, click Format and select Border and weft. Go to the tab Page border of the dialog box Border and weft. Select Framing in the left part named Type of the dialog box. For a computer with Word 2010, go to the tab Layout in the ribbon then in the section Vector Illustrations click on Page borders to open the dialog box Border and weft. The rest in the dialog box is the same as for Word 2003.
Step 2. Define the Style
In the dialog box Border and weft, select the thickness, color and style of the line that will be the border of your Word document.
Step 3. Validate your borders
Now that you are done, click OK. In Word 2003, if you want to show the toolbar Design, go to Display in the menu, then select Toolbar. Finally, check Design. The toolbar will appear at the bottom of your Word document. For the 2010 version, you will find the drawing tools in the tab Insertion.
Step 4. enter a title
In the toolbar Design of Word 2003, click on the icon that represents a big styled A, it is Word Art. For Word 2010, in the tab Insertion heading Text select Word Art (icon with a big styled A).
Step 5. Select the Text Box
In the toolbar Design (Word 2003), click Text zone (newspaper icon with a capital A and horizontal lines). In Word 2010, always on the tab Insertion heading Text, click on Text zone (same type of icon as Word 2003).
Step 6. Add text
Stretch the frame Text zone and place it where you want it. By selecting the frame, then clicking on Shape outline in the toolbar Design (Word 2003, icon with small brush) choose the color of the frame, if you want to apply one. In Word 2010, you have to access the tab Drawing Tools - Format to the icon Shape outline (same icon as the 2003 version) in the section Shape styles.
Step 7. Place a photo in your document
You are free to copy / paste the photo into the document or insert an image by going to find it on your computer. In Word 2003, go to the menu on Insertion, then click Picture, choose From a dialog box opens, select your image, then press Insert. For Word 2010, in the tab Insertion heading Vector Illustrations, click on the icon Picture a dialog box opens, select your image, then press Insert.
Step 8. Make your poster
With these different steps, you are able to create your own poster.
- Consider making a page border so that your poster will be nicer.
- If you want to make a poster with just the inscription "WOUAH !!!!", copy / paste images, then for Word 2010, go to the tab Insertion heading Vector Illustrations and click on the icon shapes. Then go down to the bottom of the menu and choose a bubble in the section Bubbles and captions to write your message. With Word 2003, in the toolbar Design, click on Automatic shapes, then on Bubbles and captions.