Rotating text box in Word is one of the fastest and easiest ways to change text directions in Word. This tutorial will guide you through the process.

If you have your text box inserted, skip to the last step which will show you how you can rotate a text box in Word. In the first steps, I’ll show you how to insert a text box in Word.

Without further ado, let’s get started.

  • Click on the Insert tab.
  • In the Text Group, click on the Text Box command. The Built-in text boxes will appear.
  • Click on one of the text boxes.
Click on the Text Box command
  • Enter you text in the box.
Fill your text in the box

Now that you have inserted the text box, the remaining step will show you how to rotate it your way.

  • The simplest way is to click and drug the rotate icon of the shape. (see screenshot)
rotating text box in word

This is the simplest way you can rotate text box in Word.