How to Do a Clipart Stop Sign

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Stop signs in documents will alert the reader to important information.

MS Word comes with several image creation and insertion features, including shapes. You can use shapes to create a clipart stop sign for your article or report. The shape is pre-made. All you need to do is select it in the shapes menu, place and size it as desired and add text and color. These small pieces of clip art are saved when you save your MS Word document.

Things You'll Need

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Instructions

    • 1

      Open Microsoft Word.

    • 2

      Click on the "Insert" tab at the top of the screen.

    • 3

      Click on the "Shapes" button.

    • 4

      Select the "Octagon" shape.

    • 5

      Left click and hold down the mouse button on your MS Word document.

    • 6

      Drag the mouse cursor to increase or decrease the size of your stop sign. Let go of the left button when you reach the right size.

    • 7

      Right click the mouse while hovering over the stop sign.

    • 8

      Select "Add Text" on the pop up menu. A text box will appear.

    • 9

      Type in the word "Stop."

    • 10

      Select white for the "Font Color" at the toolbar on the page.

    • 11

      Click on "Shape fill" and select a red color to fill in the stop sign.

    • 12

      Click on "Shape Outline" and select black for the border of the stop sign.

    • 13

      Click on "Weight" in "Shape Outline" and choose the thickness of your stop sign border in the small drop-down menu.

    • 14

      Save your MS Word document.

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