How to Make a Word Cloud in Microsoft Word?


Microsoft Word is useful for typing or editing and can also be used for photo editing. 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 critical it is. Word Cloud is used in textual data such as Blog posts, speeches, databases, interviews, and other texts. Using a word cloud, you can artistically present a list of words or sentences. They appear within an image or cloud outline. The size of the letters shows the frequency of use of the word. If the word appears repeatedly, it appears in a larger font size.

This risewindows article will show you how to make Word cloud Microsoft Word.

How to Create a Word Cloud with Word Art?

This is the fastest method to insert a Word Cloud in a Microsoft Word document. In this method, we will use a free online tool, WordArt, which will then operate in Word documents. Follow these steps:-

Step 1. First, open an existing or create a new Word document.

Step 2. Then, open your browser and type in the address bar, and hit Enter on your keyboard.

Step 3. When the Word Art website opens on your browser, click the CREATE button.

Step 4. Once done, a new tab will open with tools and data.

Step 5. Afterward, enter the words or sentences you want to see in Word Cloud under the Words header. If you wish to, you can change the size of the word, color, angle, font, etc.

Step 6. If you’re not satisfied with the default shape of your Word Cloud, then expand the SHAPES by clicking on it. Select one from the list of shapes and then click on the Visualize button to see a preview on the right side.

Step 7. After it’s done, Word Art creates a word cloud image based on your selections. If you wish to make further changes, you can Undo or Edit the word cloud image.

Step 8. Next, if no further editing is required, click on the DOWNLOAD tab and pick either Standard PNG or Standard JPEG format for the image. The word art file will now be downloaded to your computer.

Step 9. Finally, go to your Word document and copy and paste the downloaded Word Cloud into your document.

How to Make a Word Cloud with Word Cloud Generator?

In this method, we will use a free online tool, Word Cloud Generator, and then insert the Word Cloud image into the Word document. Here are the steps:-

Step 1. First, open your browser and type the following in the search bar, and hit the Enter key on your keyboard to open the Word Cloud Generator website:-

Step 2. Now, scroll down a bit to find the text box and enter the words and sentences you want to see in Word Cloud. Make the changes using built-in tools if required. Click the Go button to generate the Word Cloud.

Step 3. Then, scroll up to see the preview of your generated Word Cloud. If you’re happy with the results, scroll down to the bottom and click the SVG button to download the image in SVG format.

Step 4. Finally, open your Microsoft Word document and copy and paste the downloaded SVG file into it.

How to Generate a Word Cloud with Pro Word Cloud?

In this method, we will use an Add-in, Pro Word Cloud, and then insert the Word Cloud image into the Word document. Perform these steps:-

Step 1. As usual, open an existing Microsoft Word document or create a new one.

Step 2. Now, click on the Insert tab in the main menu bar and then click on the Get Add-in button under the “Add-ins” group.

Step 3. After it’s done, the Office Add-Ins dialog will appear on your computer. In the Search bar, type Pro Word Cloud and click the Search icon.

Step 4. Next, click on the Add button beside the “Pro Word Cloud,”

Step 5. Click on the Continue button in the pop-up window.

Step 6. Then, place the cursor where you want to insert the Word Cloud in your document. Switch to the Insert tab and click on the Add-ins button.

Step 7. After that, in the drop-down, select My Add-ins down arrow and then Pro Word Cloud.

Step 8. The Pro Word Cloud window will appear on the right side of the document.

Step 9. Then, you can adjust Font, Colors, Layout, Case, etc., if you want. Once changing is completed, type some text you want to see in Word Cloud.

Step 10. Next, select the texts you want to see in Word Could and click on the Create Word Cloud button.

Step 11. So, if you want to change the texts later, edit them accordingly and then click the Re-generate Word Cloud button.

Step 12. After finding the generated preview is OK, right-click on the preview image and select the Copy image option.

Step 13. Finally, delete the selected texts and paste (CTRL+V) the copied image into your slide.

That’s it for the article.

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