Microsoft Office SmartArt – curving text in shape

Recently someone I was teaching had created some Stacked Venn SmartArt similar to below but she wanted the text to follow the curve.

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Select the text, then on the SmartArt Tools Format tab, in the WordArt Styles group, click the Text Effects dropdown, select Transform and then select Follow Path.

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You may also need to change the font size to make it follow the curve more closely. The Warp options may also help.

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I am a trainer of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and Crystal Reports. I have called my blog "If Only I'd Known That...." because I hear it so many times in training sessions. In fact, if only I had a £100 (or 150 Aussie dollars)for every time someone says "If only I'd known that." ....
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