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Change margins 'inside' a text box

Using the Word 2010 ribbon, I need a step by step instruction on how I can change the margins inside the yellow text box contained in the attached document.

In addition to the instruction, if you could show me the actual change by replacing the file with one that has been changed, that would be most helpful.

Thank you for your assistance.
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kinecsysCommented:
1. Hover near the edges inside the box until your pointer looks like a cross with four arrows.
2. Left click
3. Hover over one of the dots that appeared along the edges and at the corners of the box
4. Right click
5. Click on "Format Text Box"
6. Edit the internal margin values as you wish
7. Click OK
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rtod2Author Commented:
I don't have exactly those options Word 2010. Please advise.
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rtod2Author Commented:
Here is a video of the steps I took. It looks like zero margins are set but it isn't behaving that way.  http://screencast.com/t/4hUAOtu8X
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE)Microsoft MVP ExcelCommented:
Hello,

Select the textbox, then on hte Drawing Tools ribbon click the Align Text dropdown and set it to Top.

Next, select the text inside the textbox, right-click and select Paragraph. in the Spacing section, select "Exactly" from the "line spacing" drop down and set the value at 180 pt or a bit less, depending how close you want it to the top.

see attached.

cheers, teylyn
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