Text Effects In Text Boxes

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If you use Excel 2007 or later, you may not have discovered the "special" Font dialog box that's available when you're working with a Text Box or text in a Shape.

Add a text box and some text, select the text, right-click, and choose Font. (or press Ctrl+1). Excel displays this Font dialog box that is unlike its other Font dialog boxes.

It has quite a few options that aren't normally available -- and even more are in the Character Spacing tab. Here's an example of some unusual text effects.

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