How To Make A Funeral Program in WORD

Funeral program templates are documents that serve as a guide to assist in creating funeral and memorial programs and booklets for memorials, funerals, and home Going and Celebration of Life services. The funeral program can be distributed in printed form at services or sent electronically via email or posted on various social media outlets or memorial websites. The templates typically include design graphic backgrounds and contain a funeral or memorial service outline, funeral order of service, life tribute, obituary or life sketch, remembrance poems, bible verses, and thank you notes and acknowledgements. They can be found in various software program formats including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, and MAC Pages. This article will provide guidance on creating a funeral program in Word and utilizing obituary templates for Word.

Microsoft Word is a widely used word processing application that is commonly utilized in both personal and professional settings. It can be purchased separately or as part of the Microsoft Office Package. While its primary function is for text composition, revisions, and proofing, Microsoft Word has evolved over the years to include features that allow for layout, desktop publishing, and design. Funeral Program Templates are created in MS Word due to its accessibility and familiarity to most users. The templates consist of text boxes that can be easily modified by clicking within the box and making changes to the text. These text boxes and images are not "inline," but their text wrap is set to "in front of text" for easy movement.

Additionally, background covers, designs, photos, and memorial clipart images can be added to funeral program templates in Word. These images can also be set to "in front of text" to allow for flexibility in placement. With some effort, professional-looking graphic layouts and funeral program photo collages can be created using Microsoft Word Objects. MS Word also offers various design functions such as WordArt, washout or watermark techniques, Auto shapes, and a wide range of color, fill, funeral program borders, and font options that can enhance the overall appearance of the program. 


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