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closed as not a real question by random May 6 '12 at 22:00

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Those tag clouds are generated dynamically, not in Word or any other program. As such it would be painfully hard to duplicate the effect. – Josh K Mar 22 '10 at 3:47
@Grammar Perhaps the asker is just trying to create a mock-up in Word for some other purpose. – Stephen Jennings Mar 22 '10 at 3:49
Then screenshot it and use it as a picture. There isn't a practical way to do this without a lot of formatting to get it look just right. – Josh K Mar 22 '10 at 4:00
That is a valid suggestion; I think you should post it as an answer so it can be seen and voted on. – Stephen Jennings Mar 22 '10 at 5:40
Please add some information on what you already tried to do and any other specifications you might have – Ivo Flipse Mar 22 '10 at 9:34

I would use Wordle, then take a screenshot and paste it in word:

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.

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this is something of a real solution to the problem... – tumchaaditya Aug 3 '12 at 11:49

Because of how the tag cloud is generated (dynamically, on the fly) it would be extremely tedious to replicate in a word processing program.

If you need this for a demo or layout, I suggest using a screen shot of the tag cloud instead of trying to recreate it manually.

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  1. Write out all the tags. Make them the right font and color.

  2. Double-click each word in turn to select it and use Ctrl-] or Ctrl-Shift-. grow the font size.

  3. Use Ctrl-[ or Ctrl-Shift-, to shrink the font size.

Another option is to use the "Format Painter" feature of Word. Instructions for using this feature in Word 2003 or Word 2007 make it look like you can use this to copy the formatting from one word and paste it on to each of the other words. This might be a faster method than editing the font size and color on each individual tag.

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and is there any shortcut to change color like from dark to light. – metal gear solid Mar 22 '10 at 3:28
I found the "Format Painter" feature which can do both at the same time. I recommend using that feature instead. Added to my answer. – Stephen Jennings Mar 22 '10 at 3:53
how to use Format painter in Word 2007? – metal gear solid Mar 22 '10 at 4:04

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