How to flip text in a Word 2016 document?


Word Art is a decorative text which can be inserted in your word document. It gives us more advantages in using those kind of text, where we can modify the text with different colors, size and styles. Also we can use those text to print the text in a flipped manner or to mirror text. I this post we will learn how to create the mirror and flip text via Word Art.

To create a Mirrored text:

  • Open Word 2016, click on Insert and select your needed Word Art.

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  • Enter your text and go to Format in the ribbon.

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  • Select Shape effects drop down box and in the 3-D Rotation, select 3-D Rotation options..

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  • In the X Rotation fix the value to 180° and other rotations as 0° to make the text Mirrored.

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  • In the Y Rotation fix the value to 180° and other rotations as 0° to make the text mirrored and upside down.

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  • In the Z Rotation fix the value to 180° and other rotations as 0° to just make the text upside down.

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To flip text:

  • Open Word 2016, again click on Insert and select your needed Word Art.
  • Enter your text and click Rotate drop down box in the format ribbon.

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  • Click on the Flip Vertically to flip the text object vertically.

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  • Click on the Flip Horizontally to flip the text object horizontally.

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  • Rotate Right 90° will make the text rotate 90° on to the right.

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  • Rotate Left 90° will make the text rotate 90° on to the left.

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And this is how a Word Art is used with various options in Word 2016. Thanks for reading!

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