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Creating Frames in a Word for Windows Document

Question:
How do I create frames in a Word for Windows document?
Answer:
Frames are still available, but for most cases, text boxes replace frames. When you need to position text, text boxes offer many advantages over frames.
  • In Word 2007:
    1. Insert a text box.
      1. Select the Insert tab.
      2. In the Text group, click the Text Box button.
      3. From the drop-down list, select Draw Text Box.
    2. To create a text box, click and drag the cursor.
    3. To the right of the Text Box Styles group heading, click the Advanced Tools button.
    4. Select the Text Box tab.
    5. Click the Convert to Frame... button.
    6. Click OK.
  • ​Word 2010 / 2013 do not support frames. For these versions of Word, use text boxes.
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