Tips for creating posters using MS Word

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This post talks about, “Tips for create posters using Microsoft Word” if you don’t have any experiences with other tools like Photoshop or Gimp.

Word 2007/2010 improved a lot compare to its previous releases. Here I share some of the features that I know . . .

  • First setup the poster format.
  • Used text boxes to write texts. Text box has the feature of adding backgrounds and nice borders that make more attractive the poster.
    • Especially when describing project components use text box.
  • Use some nice picture for the background.
  • Use the picture styles.
  • Use MS Word Illustrations whenever needed.
Recently i experienced with creating a poster for my final year project. Initially I started with some

 graphic editing tool and faced a hard time to make the poster within a limited time :). Suddenly got a thought of “Why don’t I work with the tool that I used for documentation”….  yap, that led me to pick MS word even i never used it to graphic editing purposes.

Happy Poster :)

One thought on “Tips for creating posters using MS Word

    final year computer science project chennai said:
    October 31, 2011 at 11:21 am

    this tips are awesome great job keep going..
    thanking you!

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