Microsoft Draw and Word Art have been removed from Works 8.5 and from later versions of Works

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In version 8.5 and in later versions of Microsoft Works, Microsoft Draw and Word Art have been removed.


Microsoft Draw let Works users make their own drawings and edit existing drawings. Word Art let users add artistic text to their documents. However, these features are no longer supported and have been removed.

The functionality of Microsoft Paint resembles the functionality of Microsoft Draw. To start Microsoft Paint, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. Copy and then paste (or type) the following command in the Open box, and then press ENTER:
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Article ID: 949293 - Last Review: March 3, 2008 - Revision: 1.0
  • Microsoft Works 9
  • Microsoft Works 8
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