How to get a shape to have a number inside the shape with a color background.

Adding character (number) to a shape in word 2013 so it centers in the box or triangle. I create the shape in word, shapes and add a 1 into the shape but once I try to make the shape smaller like about a quarter inch I lose the number? How can I create a shape and insert a number one so it falls in the middle and I can make it smaller I am fitting this on a map.
Dennis MillerAsked:
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Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
if you are losing the number, you will have to choose a smaller font

also, make sure that the paragraph format inside the text box has 0 spacing before and after and that you center it

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Dennis MillerAuthor Commented:
Thanks. That worked.
Dennis MillerAuthor Commented:
Thanks again
Dennis MillerAuthor Commented:
Thanks again.
Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
glad that worked for you & happy to help!
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