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How to Create Positioned Objects (Appnote)

PSS ID Number: Q48305 Article last modified on 03-07-1997


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The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Word for the Macintosh, version 4.0


The following information describes how to position objects in Microsoft Word version 4.0 for the Macintosh. This information is available as part of an application note titled “MW0159: Positioned Objects.”

You can obtain this Application Note from the following sources:

  • Microsoft Download Service (MSDL)
  • Microsoft FastTips Technical Library
  • Microsoft Product Support Services

For complete information, see the “To Obtain This Application Note” section at the end of this article.

The Position command (on the Format menu) is a very powerful tool for page layout and special effects. When a paragraph has position formatting applied to it, all other text will yield and flow around that paragraph.

This application note contains instructions for creating a drop cap, valuable tips for creating positioned objects, and a full description of the Position dialog box.


  • Application Notes are available by modem from the Microsoft Download Service (MSDL), which you can reach by calling (206) 936-6735. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The highest download speed available is 14,400 bits per second (bps). For more information about using the MSDL, call (800) 936-4100 and follow the prompts. To obtain MW0159, download MW0159.SEA. MW0159.SEA is a compressed, self-extracting file. After you download MW0159, run it to extract the file(s) it contains.
  • You can have this Application Note mailed or faxed to you from the automated Microsoft FastTips Technical Library, which you can call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (800) 936-4100.
  • If you are unable to access the source(s) listed above, you can have this Application Note mailed or faxed to you by calling Microsoft Product Support Services Monday through Friday, 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Pacific time at (206) 635-7200. If you are outside the United States, contact the Microsoft subsidiary for your area. To locate your subsidiary, call Microsoft International Customer Service at (206) 936-8661.

KBCategory: kbusage kbappnote kbhowto KBSubCategory: Additional reference words: macword macword5

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