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Add text under a line in Word '07

Discussion in 'Windows OS and Software' started by shantz24, Feb 25, 2008.

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  1. shantz24

    shantz24 Notebook Consultant

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    I am typing up a form letter of sort for someone and they want a line to handwrite on and want to have it say "Name of Committee" under the line because the letters with be addressed to various committees. Is this possible? I've seen it done on forms and such but have never done it myself. I looked at format font and I know how to use subscript and stuff but couldn't think of a way to do this. Even if there is something out there that can do this I would download it, and I'll likely never use it again so it better be free.

    Thanks!
     
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    Just write a line of underscores:

    _________________

    And then write your Name of Committee underneath it in superscript or something.
     
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    Thats how I usually make lines. But is it then possible to ad text under that line to indicate what is to be filled in the blank?
     
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    You mean like this:

    _________________
    <sup>Some random txt</sup>

    ????
     
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    You might also want to try InfoPath, which is included with certain versions of office 2007. I have it in my Office 2007 Enterprise edition
     
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    budding....yea thats what I mean. But I'm assuming you did that with the underscores and then typing small text on the line below it? I need to be able to do that and then type the line under it, I am using 1.5 or double spacing depends which looks better. and I will look into Infopath, never heard of it.
     
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    Something like this?

    [​IMG]

    All i did was create a line of underscores. Then went to the line underneath and typed my text as superscript. Im using no spacing btw.
     
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    You do know that you can select the text you want and change its spacing etc. right?
     
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    i think this thread is a joke and you all just got taken.
     
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    Perhaps. I still believe that there are always beginners to every task, no matter how trivial, in this world.
     
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    no this thread isn't a joke, so if you don't have anything intelligent to say....just keep your mouth shut. and yes I know I could create a line of underscores but I and type on the line directly underneath of it. But this line is in the middle of a sentence that is part of a paragraph. For Example:

    Hi my name is ____________. And then the paragraph goes
    on and on. And there needs to be words under the above line.

    I thought there should be a way to add something like "Insert name here" under the underscore line. We have all seen it on forms and whatnot, I just figured MS Word could handle that. But either no one knows what I am talking about or it's not possible. The only thing I could figure out was to use manual double spacing (hit enter twice) and then on the line in between superscript the text to be under the line. But I tried using double space and it does not work well with the layout of this letter, I'm using 1.5 so there is no line between to type in.

    I was hoping there was some easy way to do this but doesn't look like it.
     
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    Type up your document normally with the lines but without the text underneath. Save as a PDF. Open in photoshop and enter in the text manually.

    photoshop ftw!!!
     
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    or GIMP 2 (it's free) google it.
     
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    For Few seconds i thought you changed your signature for helping him... And i felt the world still has Few Good Men. ;)
     
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