In the article below, we will going to introduce you the way to create a two-sided nameplate with your Word.
Nameplates are badly needed in office environment nowadays, since they can display basic information of certain people. Moreover, a two-sided nameplate can be helpful for people of both sides of the nameplate to easily see the information.
Then do you know how to make two-sided nameplates with the help of MS Word? Relax! We will show you the solution right away.
Create a Two-sided Nameplate
The whole operation requires three major parts. First, you have to set up the page layout, and then insert a table, and finally, insert WordArt. Following are detailed steps to each part:
Part 1: Steps to Set up Page Layout
- First and foremost, open your Word to create a new blank document.
- Click “Page Layout” on the “Menu Bar”.
- Then click “Margins” in “Page Setup” group.
- Next choose “Custom Margins” on the list-menu.
- Now the “Page Setup” dialog box will pop up.
- Click “Margins” option first.
- Set “0” for all margins so you won’t need to crop the paper after printing.
- Then choose “Landscape” orientation.
- Next click “Paper” option.
- Choose a paper size. Here we just choose “A4” for example.
- Click “OK”.
- Now there can be a warning message, just click “Ignore”.
Part 2: Steps to Insert a Table
- Click “Insert” on the “Menu Bar”.
- Then click “Table”.
- Next choose “Insert Table” on the list-menu.
- In “Insert table” dialog box, set “1” for “Number of columns”.
- Set “2” for “Number of rows”.
- Click “OK”.
- Now click the cross sign on the left corner of the table so as to select the table.
- Then right click.
- Choose “Table Properties”.
- In “Table Properties” dialog box, click “Row” first.
- Check the “Specify height” box.
- Type a number as large as the height of your nameplate holder on the text box next.
- Then click “Column”.
- Check “Preferred width” box.
- Type a number as large as the width of your nameplate holder.
- Click “OK’ to save the change.
For example, you may get a table as below:
Part 3: Steps to Insert WordArt
- Lay your cursor at the first row.
- Click “Insert”.
- Then click “WordArt”.
- Choose a style.
- And input your text.
- On the second row, repeat the step 2 to step 5.
- Adjust the positions of both WordArt.
- Click the first WordArt.
- Put cursor on the green handle.
- Then rotate the WordArt 180 degrees clockwise to the following position:
- Right click the first WordArt.
- Choose “More Layout Options”.
- Then click “Text Wrapping”.
- Choose “In front of text” for “Wrapping style”.
- Click “OK”.
- Repeat step 11 to 14 for the second WordArt.
By finishing the above three parts of operation, you can absolutely get a two-sided nameplate.
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