Tip 178 – Quickly Insert a Shape, Image or Text Box into Word

If you often use a particular shape, image or textbox in your documents you can speed up creating it by saving the formatted object as a Quick Part. To begin, first create the shape, image or textbox and format it as desired. Select it and choose Insert > Quick Parts > Save Selection to Quick Part Gallery. Give it a name and description and click Ok. In future you can insert it into any document by selecting it in the Quick Part menu.