Microsoft Word is not only useful for typing or editing, but it can also be used for photo editing too. It might not be as advanced as Photoshop and other advanced photo editing programs, but it can create posters, brochures, greeting cards, and Word Clouds. A Word Cloud is a cluster of words portrayed in different sizes. It is also known as a text cloud or tag cloud. The bigger the word is, the more it is important. Word Cloud is used in textual data such as Blog posts, speeches, databases, interviews, and other texts. In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a Word Cloud in Microsoft Word.
How to create a Word Cloud in Microsoft Word
Follow the steps below to create a Word Cloud in Microsoft Excel:
- Launch Microsoft Word.
- Go to the Insert tab and click Get Add-ins.
- In the search engine, type Word Cloud, then press Enter.
- Select the Pro Word Cloud option.
- Click Continue.
- Highlight the paragraph you have in your document.
- In the pane, you can customize the Font, Colors, Layout, and Cases.
- You can also select the Maximum Words, increase or decrease the size or remove common words by unchecking its check box.
- Then click Create Word Cloud.
- Right-click the Word Cloud display in the Pro Word Cloud pane and select Copy image and paste it into the document and remove the original text.
Let’s see this in detail.
Launch Microsoft Word.
In your Word document, you can type a paragraph or copy a paragraph from a digital book or off the internet.
Go to the Insert tab and click Get Add-ins in the Add-ins group.
An Office Add-ins dialog box will open.
In the search engine, type Word Cloud, then press Enter.
A list of Word Cloud apps will pop up, choose Pro Word Cloud, and click the Add button.
A window will pop up displaying the License Term and Policy, then click Continue.
A Pro Word Cloud pane will appear on the right with some settings.
Highlight the paragraph you have in your document.
In the Pane, you can customize the Font, Colors, Layout, and Cases by clicking their drop-down arrows and selecting an option.
You can also change the Maximum Words, increase or decrease the Size or Remove common words by unchecking its check box, if desired.
Then select the Create Word Cloud button.
You will then see a display of the Word Cloud on the right; you can choose to Re-generate Word Cloud, it means to switch to a different display of the Word Cloud.
You can also choose to save your Word Cloud by clicking Save to Gallery if desired.
To add the Word Cloud to your document, right-click the Word Cloud display in the Pro Word Cloud pane and select Copy image and paste it into the document and remove the original text.
Close the Pro Word Cloud pane.
Now we have a Word Cloud in Microsoft Word.
We hope this tutorial helps you understand how to create Word Cloud in Microsoft Word.
Where can I create a Word Cloud?
You can create a Word Cloud using Microsoft Office, so you do not have to use some advanced programs. You can use Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, which can create some great Word Clouds by using the Word Cloud add-in apps offered by Microsoft.
How do I make a Word Cloud for free?
Word Cloud is a cluster of words, and you can make one for free online. You can make Word Clouds on a website called wordclouds.com, where you can paste text and open a document or a URL to generate a Word.