Rotate Text in Word 2007

In Word 2007, how can I rotate text added to a shape, so that both text and shape are both angled at 62 degrees?

I can get the shape to rotate, but cannot get the text within it to rotate. Seems there was some functionality lost from Word 2003 to Word 2007.  Thanks.
Cactus1993OwnerAsked:
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Richard DanekeTrainerCommented:
Oops, looks like you have to use WordArt to get text to rotate.
The text can be formatted as you wish, and you can choose a 62 degree setting.
It is just that you will have two objects overlaying.   Once in place, remember to group them to make them work as one.
mmarx82Commented:
I suggest using smartart.
From the ribbon, click on the insert tab, then from Illustrations click on SmartArt. This will allow you to do the same thing you were trying to do with shapes but also includes the text, plus it has alot more features and effects than using shapes does.
Cactus1993OwnerAuthor Commented:
mmarx82: Smartart works, but it doesn't have the shapes I need.
DoDahD:  I think your suggestion will work better, but the text is odd. How can I just get normal text in WordArt that's not box letters, angled, or shaped oddly to begin with? I just want normal text to angle accordingly. Thanks.
Richard DanekeTrainerCommented:
In word, after you drop in the Word Art, you have to make a couple of changes.
I started with the simple arch shape.
First, when entering your text, choose the font and point size.
Second, on Layout, choose In Front of Text
Third, after on the screen, use Change Shape to pick a flat line look.
Now, both the shape I want and the text have the Free Rotate green button.
Group the objects and tilt to the position you desire.
Tilted.docx

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