How Do You Merge Text Boxes in MS Word 2007?

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How Do You Merge Text Boxes in MS Word 2007?
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In Microsoft Word 2007, you can create boxes of text that stand out from the rest of your document. These boxes can be used to accentuate elements, like graphics, or simply to set apart a piece of data. If you want to combine two boxes of text into one object in a document, you can do so with the click of a button. All you have to do is "link" the two boxes together.

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  1. 1

    Click two times on your document file. This will automatically open it in Microsoft Word 2007.

  2. 2

    Click on the border of a text box to select it.

  3. 3

    Click "Format" from the top of the Microsoft Word program window.

  4. 4

    Click "Create Link".

  5. 5

    Click inside the second text box that you want to merge with the first. For the merging process to be successfully completed, thie second text box must be empty. Once you have clicked inside this box, the two text boxes will then be merged together.

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