How to Circle Text in Microsoft Word on Windows 11 Systems

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Whenever you write a document on Word, you can highlight important areas by making it italic, bold, or even underlining it. You can color the selected area or draw a shape around it to draw attention. This tutorial will show you how to circle text in Microsoft Word on Windows 11 systems.

Circle Text in Microsoft Word

Step-1: Open your document in Word.

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Step-2: Locate the Insert tab at the top of the window and click on it.

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Step-3: Click on Shapes, and you will see different shape options that you can use to surround your text.

Circle Text in Microsoft Word

Step-4: Unfortunately, an oval is the closest shape to an available circle. So click on this. You will find it in the Basic Shapes section.

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Step-4: Your cursor will change to a plus sign. Click and drag the cursor, and a circle will be drawn.

Circle Text in Microsoft Word

Step-5: Don't worry if you can't see the text around which you drew the circle once you draw the circle. Click on the circle and make sure that you are in the Shape format section from the top of the window.

Step-6: From the Shape Fill drop-down menu, select No Fill.

Circle Text in Microsoft Word

Step-7: If you want to change the outline's color, you can pick any color from the Shape Outline drop-down menu.

Circle Text in Microsoft Word

Step-8: If you want to resize the circle, click on the circle and use the smaller surrounding circles to adjust the size accordingly.

Circle Text in Microsoft Word

I hope this helps. If you have any more questions about Microsoft Word, let us know in the comments below.

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